Course Title: Professional Practice 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Professional Practice 2

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 - 0413 624 831

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: Bld 87 Lvl 6 Rm 9

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

To qualify for entry into this course you need to have successfully completed Professional Practice 1.

Course Description

In this course you will build on the knowledge gained in the Graduate Certificate about the theory, practice and applied aspects of your chosen professional practice. You will explore the ethical, social and political issues that surround your field of study at a deeper level and examine how they impact on your own work. This course will give you the opportunity to apply the practical, economic and management skills you have developed to a project in your field of study.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
apply effective professional management skills to a small project in your chosen field.
analyse and explain the ethical, social and political issues that surround your field of study.

Overview of Learning Activities

Through a combination of lectures, tutorials, site/venue visits, project work and presentations you will explore the various aspects professional practice in 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 your portfolio will be presented for assessment.