Course Title: Professional Practice 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Professional Practice 1

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008

Course Coordinator: Geoff Hogg

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1967

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: Bld 87 Level 6 Rm 9

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

To qualify for entry into this course you need an undergraduate degree in a relevant area or substantial industry experience in a relevant field.

Course Description

In this course you will examine theoretical and practical aspects of professional practice and how these may be applied in your field of study. You will gain an understanding of the ethical, social and political issues that surround your chosen field. This course will give you the opportunity to critically examine the practical, economic and management issues associated with your field of study.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to: initiate and develop context specific projects in your chosen field apply a holistic approach to your field of study.

Overview of Learning Activities

Through a combination of lectures, tutorials, site/venue visits, project work and presentations you will be introduced to the professional practice of your field of study.

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning resources will include set readings, industry professional guest speakers, field trips and site/venue visits.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is based on the presentation and/or realisation of a small project. As a record of the process, you need to maintain a folio of ideas that will be presented for assessment at the end of the course.