Industry Project

Subject ARTS30001 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 25-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Aug-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 Hours: a 3 hour seminar each week
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours


Completion of 100 points in the Bachelor of Arts.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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:


Dr Violeta Schubert



Subject Overview:

This subject will provide students the opportunity to gain extended industry experience through project work. Students will engage with industry collaborators and asked to manage real concept proposals. They will work in teams to recommend potential avenues for improvement, refinement or evaluation of an existing project or concept idea that is identified or deemed of interest by the industry collaborators. In small teams students will present the results to an audience of industry specialists, clients and peers. Students will be exposed to the rigour of processes undertaken in the industry. Seminars will incorporate team building activities, business strategies, communication, time management and knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students will have:

  • Developed skills in conducting effective and timely research, analysis and report-writing;
  • Gained insight into the complexities of professional decision making and management;
  • Developed a capacity to evaluate their experience and to share their findings through written and oral reports;
  • Illustrate understanding of the industry concepts and principles associated with project development and problem solving.
  • Business meeting serves as presentation (10 minutes), due Week 7 (20%)
  • Project Summary (1500 words), due Week 10 (40%)
  • Project Proposal (1500 words), due in the examination period (40%)

Hurdle requirement: Students must attend a minimum of 80% of seminars in order to pass this subject. Regular participation in the seminars is required. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.

Prescribed Texts:

Readings and resources will be provided via the LMS.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts

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