The purpose of this first semester project unit is to develop a project concept and plan; projects will be implemented in the second semester unit Graduating Project 2, ACX3008. The ways that these are developed will vary with the students' specialisations, interests and career orientation. Projects may be developed individually in specialised groups or interdisciplinary groups. In developing this project, students are expected to utilise their learning throughout the course in their core units and specialisations. Students are encouraged to assist each other, and working groups will be established to support student collaboration. Projects may be undertaken with an industry and/or community partner.

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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 or oral formats, a project concept and plan for development and production.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Presentation Oral presentation (equivalent to 500 words) 20%
Project Project planning document (equivalent to 1500 words) 50%
Literature Review Literature review (equivalent to 1000 words) 30%
Total effective word limit 3000 words

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