University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

AGRIC 3500WT - Professional Skills in Agricultural Science III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
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

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Student Status

Domestic
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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21723 LE01 50 3 29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21724 PR01 50 3 29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 2pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 2pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21725 TU01 50 3 29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 1pm - 2pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite