Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two x 1/2 day workshops (held in the first week of semester), plus a minimum of 48 hours devoted to regular 1/2 day attendance each week involving meetings with industry, participation in syndicate group discussions and attendance at meetings with the project supervisor; and a minimum of 2 x one hour attendance at the Faculty of Science’s Industry Colloquia. |
Total Time Commitment:
Students are expected to devote 120 hours to this subject including contact and non-contact hours.
Students must be enrolled in their final semester of full-time or equivalent study,
Study Period Commencement:
Students must be enrolled in prescribed subjects in their final semester of full-time or equivalent study.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Matthew Digby
This subject will provide practical insights into the role of science and scientific thinking within business, and the successful application of this perspective, along with communication and business tools, to work environments. Students will be assigned to syndicate groups to address a practical industry challenge/issue which has been identified by industry. In addressing this task students will draw upon on their discipline knowledge and the skills provided in the professional tools subjects. On commencement of the project, students will be required to spend a specific time in the business setting and to then maintain regular contact with the business, as well as the project supervisor, across the duration of the subject.
The objectives of this subject are for students to:
Charter - one page agreement with Industry Partner as to project specifications, 10%, due Wednesday of week 2 of semester
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the completion of this subject, students should gain skills in:
Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer.
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