CITS3010 Professional Practicum Report

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Semester 1UWA (Perth), industry placementOff-campus
Semester 2UWA (Perth), industry placementOff-campus
This unit comprises (1) a minimum of eight-weeks' practical experience in a computer science related workplace; and (2) a written report between 1500 and 2000 words. For further information about the structure of the report and other documents required for submission and completion by the employer, refer to the professional practicum website. Students with suitable previous employment may be granted advanced standing for the practicum. Students are responsible for finding their own employment to fulfil the professional practicum requirements; however sources of assistance are listed on the Faculty website.
Students are able to (1) the practicum provides students with the ability to contact and liaise with employers to organise work experience; (2) develop an understanding of future roles as a professional; (3) reflect on work experience and articulate professional benefits; (4) constructively criticise workplace practices; (5) communicate these ideas concisely and articulate them in the report; and (6) perform satisfactorily as assessed by an employer in a discipline-related work environment.
The written report must demonstrate clear logical construction of sentences and paragraphs; concise and precise presentation of detail; correct spelling and grammar; considered objective separation of fact and opinion; and professional presentation (well-spaced headings, paragraphs and visuals). Reports are awarded either an Ungraded Pass (UP) or Ungraded Fail (UF). Unsatisfactory reports must be resubmitted until a grade of UP is awarded. Work experience that is deemed to be unsuitable for the student's discipline results in a grade of UF.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit because the Faculty has been granted an exemption.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Chris McDonald
Contact hours
equivalent to 40 hours per week for 8 weeks
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