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.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
ACX3005

Prerequisites

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.

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.  

Assessment

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

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