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AGRIC 3500WT - Professional Skills in Agricultural Science III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3820
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 5 hours per week for the first 6 weeks of semester
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Discovery Experience Working: Yes
Pre-Requisite: AGRIC 1510WT, AGRIC 1520WT or ANIML SC 1015RW
Assessment: Assignments, major project, job interview,reports, employer assessment
Syllabus:

The Professional Skills III course has two equally-weighted components:1] Communication theory and skills, and 2] Professional Internship. Communication theory and skills is coursework undertaken in the first half of Semester 2, in Year 3. Students learn: how to design training and extension events using action learning processes and adult learning principles; how to design complex communication and evaluation programs; how to resolve conflict and negotiate in the workplace and business. They will also receive training in career planning, applying for jobs and interview technique. The Professional Internship is a period of 12 weeks employment engaged from mid-year of Year 2 until end of Semester 2 of Year 3. Work can be conducted in areas that are related to agricultural science, including research, agribusiness, agricultural production (including farm experience) and related industries such as food processing, veterinary, livestock, wildlife and natural resource management. By completing the internship students will achieve the following outcomes: - Apply knowledge gained in the undergraduate program to a professional working environment - Develop a deeper understanding of work in areas of professional agricultural or animal science practice - Develop a professional approach and attitude to work - Enhance their ability to synthesise information and present it in written reports

Course Fees

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,169 Band 2 $1,169 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3820 Mon 06/08/2018 Fri 31/08/2018 Fri 14/09/2018 Fri 26/10/2018


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21496 LE01 65 2 27 Jul - 14 Sep Friday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
5 Oct - 26 Oct Friday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21497 PR01 65 2 27 Jul - 14 Sep Friday 2pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
5 Oct - 26 Oct Friday 2pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21498 TU01 65 2 27 Jul - 14 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
27 Jul - 14 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite
5 Oct - 26 Oct Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
5 Oct - 26 Oct Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite