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SDCM73-100: Professional Portfolio (Workshop Program)


Professional Portfolio (Workshop Program) is a 20-week, 45 credit point subject available to Masters (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject provides students the opportunity in an authentic learning environment to develop their professional skills for the real world.

The subject encourages students to combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies to expand their analytic and strategic thinking capabilities. It also provides practical experience for students to appreciate the requirements of industrial practice and develop their communication skills to improve their ‘work readiness’.

Students will complete 20-week Workshop Program on campus that offers students a mix of classroom learning and practical experiences incorporating skills sessions, industry guest involvement, site inspections, projects and practical assessment pieces replicating workplace tasks.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Non Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070

Learning outcomes

1. Identify appropriate work opportunities and effectively promote themselves as a desirable potential employee;
2. Instinctively demonstrate the behaviour required of a graduate employee in the workplace;
3. Communicate effectively with others in the workplace and utilise interpersonal skills to become a fully productive member of a team;
4. Through constant review of personal strengths and weaknesses, identify and make the adjustments necessary to improve their employability;
5. Adapt and apply knowledge, critical thinking and practical skills to ‘real world’ situations;
6. Acquire, evaluate and organise the appropriate information required to complete an allotted task/project;
7. Gain relevant input &/or demonstrate appropriate initiative to make informed decisions and be able to work under limited supervision.

Enrolment requirements

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  • Study Abroad Students

- Students must have successfully completed 120cps masters subjects. - Students from the Master of Project Management (Professional) must obtain approval from the Project Management Discipline Lead to take this subject as an option.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard OfferingNon Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/201910/11/2019
Semester start13/01/202013/01/2020
Subject start13/01/202013/01/2020
Cancellation 1?28/01/202028/01/2020
Cancellation 2?01/02/202001/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/202026/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/202012/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?01/03/202001/03/2020
Teaching census?11/02/202011/02/2020