Unit

School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Professional ExperienceWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300579.3

Discipline: PROGRAMMING

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Anupama Ginige


Equivalent Units
300097 - Computing Project 1

Incompatible Units
300136 - IT Support Practicum, 14951 - SAD Project, 14958 - SAD Project, 48528 - SAD Project, 61235 - Software Engineering Project 1, J3664 - Computer Project 3, 54919 - Computing Project A, 54920 - Computing Project B

Prerequisite
300578 Professional Development

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
This is a final year capstone unit. Therefore in addition to the successful completion of pre-requisite unit 300578 - Professional Development, students should have successfully completed at least 140 credit points, out of which at least 30 credit points are level 2 units owned by School of Computing, Engineering & Mathematics. Due to the capstone nature, this unit can be undertaken only by students enrolled in 3506 Bachelor of Computer Science, 3633 Bachelor of Computer Science , 3639 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, 3661 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Enhanced Pathway), 3654 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Arts, 3655 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce, 3656 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting), 3657 Bachelor of Medical Science/Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology or 3687 Bachelor of Information Systems.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Professional Experience is a final year capstone project unit. This unit provides opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience in software systems requirements definition, analysis, design and implementation, in a real-world setting. Students work in groups, guided by an academic supervisor or an industry mentor, in achieving the goals set by the client that provides the project. Suitable projects are sourced from external organisations or within UWS by way of giving the students professional experience in independent learning and reflective practice.



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