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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 1066

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
163841

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 1
Study Period 4

Course aim

This course will assist students to refine career direction, recognise opportunities to enhance employability, make
informed career decisions, develop pre-professional identity and utilise contemporary career planning,
development and management strategies.

Course content

This course introduces students to the concept, and significance, of professional identity and career planning,
development and management. It equips students with knowledge and tools to enhance career decision-making
capacity through exploration of self, learning about the world of work, and awareness of career-focused
opportunities and activities.
Career development planning theory and strategies; labour market information; self-assessment and reflection to
inform career decision-making; understanding occupational skills requirements; building professional identity
verbally, in writing and online; communicating value to employers; recruitment and selection; career planning.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Portfolio 2900 words 65% N/A
Report 1600 words 35% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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