Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Students undertaking this subject must enrol into ISYS90082 in two consecutive semesters in order to successfully complete the subject
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 225 hours comprising; 4 x 3-hour lectures 3 x 1-hour webinars 18 x 1 hour mentor meetings 192 hours of internship (16 hours a week in Semester 2) |
Total Time Commitment:
200 hours per semester
Students undertaking this subject must enrol into ISYS90082 in two consecutive semesters in order to successfully complete the subject.
Enrolment in the Master of Information Technology or Master of Information Systems, with completion of 100 points at graduate level.
Enrolment in this subject requires approval of the Subject Coordinator. Interested students can obtain an application form from the Engineering and IT Student Centre.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Shanton Chang
This elective subject will be delivered in collaboration with industry partners. This subject will provide students with the opportunity to engage in practical workplace based learning. Specifically, students will be placed within an ‘internship’ which provides the opportunity to engage in industry focused course work and apply academic learning theory in a practical workplace setting.
The subject will also allow students to work under the guidance and mentorship of experienced ICT professionals. Students will be introduced to the Australian workplace culture and be offered the opportunity to strengthen their graduate employability skills.
This subject is designed to establish a platform for lifelong graduate ICT employability skills.
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
This assessment statement is written for the entirety of the project duration. Students enrol in the subject in two consecutive semesters. The total assessment described is spread over both semesters. At the end of the first semester of enrolment, students who make satisfactory progress will receive a mark of CNT (Continuing) that will be replaced with a grade upon completion of the second semester of study. Students who do not achieve satisfactory progress in the first semester, because they have not met the hurdle requirements, will have a failing grade awarded at the conclusion of the first semester of study, and consequently will have to recommence their enrolment.
Collis, J., & Hussey, R., 2009, Business Research: A Practical Guide for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, (3 rd edition), Palgrave Macmillan, London
Davey, B & Tatnall, A, 2009, Aspects of Professionalism, Ethics and Lifelong Learning for Australian ICT Professionals, Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics, 4(3) 27 - 42
Northcutt, S., 2004, IT Ethics Handbook: Rights and Wrongs for IT Professionals, Syngress Publishing, Rockland, MA
Note Further readings will be selected dependent on the subject matter and focus of the internship project.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject you should have developed the following generic skills:
Learning and Teaching Methods
The subject will be taught in three parts:
The subject is supported by the University’s Learning Management System, which provides the repository for lecture and reading resources and facilitation of group assignment collaboration.
Indicative Key Learning Resources
Key learning resources include academic articles, human resource development articles, papers from the IT industry and internet resources (including professional body websites).
Much of this subject will involve industry placement with an IT unit within an organisation, or an IT company. There will be extensive discussion and engagement with IT Professional bodies and students will be expected to attend IT Professional Development seminars.
Master of Information Systems |
Master of Information Systems
Master of Information Technology
Master of Information Technology
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