Graduating Project 1

Unit code: ACX3005 | Study level: Undergraduate
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
Footscray Park
Students enrolled in course code ABAB and LBLA must complete 36 credit points (equivalent to 3 units) of a Major prior to undertaking ACX3005 Graduating Project 1.
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


The purpose of this initial capstone unit is to develop a project concept, partnership and plan; projects will be implemented in the final capstone unit, Graduating Project 2, ACX3006. These projects are guided by the students' specialisations, interests and career orientation and conducted in specialised or interdisciplinary groups to foster collaboration. Students are expected to utilise their learning throughout the course from their core units and specialisations. Projects may be undertaken with an industry and/or community partner.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate challenges affecting practical implementation of their learnings in their specialisation(s);
  2. Investigate issues and propose professional solutions in working on real life projects;
  3. Exhibit skills developed in interdisciplinary teamwork; and
  4. Articulate and advocate, in written and oral formats, a project concept and plan for development and production.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Annotated Bibliography
Grade: 20%
Annotated Bibliography with reflection
Assessment type: Assignment
Grade: 20%
Self development and career plan
Assessment type: Report
Grade: 40%
Project proposal
Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 20%
Concept pitch (oral presentation)

Required reading

Unit resources will be available via VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

This unit is not a compulsorily taken as part of any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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