In this unit, students will continue undertaking IT industry placement of at least 192 hours during the semester after completing the first unit, Industry Placement 1. Students will put into practice the knowledge and skills developed in their course. The placement needs to be approved by the Course Coordinator. The students will get an opportunity to gain valuable real-world IT professional experience, and know the relevant industry practices such as the respective skill of particular major 'Web and Mobile Application Development', 'Network and System Computing',  time management, project management, client liaison, and budgets.

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NIT3001 - IT Professional 1

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Gain relevant industry experience;  
  2. Apply degree-related knowledge and skills to real-life situations;  
  3. Develop leadership skills by working on a project within an industry;  
  4. Review and reflect on the insights gained from the immersion in a professional setting, and the impact of this experience in their career development;  
  5. Get ready for future professional pathways.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Journal Reflective Journal 20%
Presentation Presentation of Project 30%
Report Industry Experience and Mentor Report on the project 50%
Reflective Journal: completed at the end of each week of placement, not required for week 1 and 12. Presentation of Project: completed within the 12 weeks of industry placement. Industry Experience and Mentor Report on the project: completed within the 12 weeks of industry placement.

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