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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 4038

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
170491

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Unit Value
0

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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 & 3
Study Period 4 & 6

Course aim

To prepare students for their future roles within the Construction industry through learning in partnership with industry and community.

Course content

Students are expected to undertake industry experience in partnership with relevant construction and
professional organisations for an extended period of time that could be accumulated over their entire degree.

Students are expected to demonstrate that:

  1. They are being supervised and nurtured by industry professionals (or mentors);
  2. They performed a range of tasks and processes to acquire practical skills;
  3. Got an improved educational experience in order to develop greater connections with the world of work in
    areas such as construction management, quantity surveying and building surveying; and
  4. Got an opportunity to understand themselves in relation to their career development, their academic studies and transition to employment.

Students are required to enrol in this course upon completion of their Professional Practice hours and submit a reflective report and receive a non-graded pass as part of their assessment.

Students are unable to graduate until this course is completed.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Student must have completed the minimum Professional Practice hours before enrolling in UO Industry Experience.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Industry Experience 60 days or equivalent 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
Reflective report 1500 words Pass/Fail n/a

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.000
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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