Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four x 1/2 day workshops (held in the first two weeks of semester), plus a minimum of 48 hours devoted to regular 1/2 day attendance each week in both semesters involving meetings with industry, participation in syndicate group discussions and attendance at meetings with the project supervisor; and attendance at 4 x one hour Faculty of Science Industry Colloquia. |
Total Time Commitment:
Students are expected to devote 240 hours to this subject including contact and non-contact hours over the year.
Students must be enrolled in their final year of full-time or equivalent study.
Enrolment into this subject requires subject coordinator approval, following endorsement of the student's resume, internship application form and placement.
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||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
Coordinator: Dr 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, due Wednesday of week 2 of semester: 10%
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should gain skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au/|
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