School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Professional Experience (Advanced)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 300900.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Software development methodologies; Software analysis and design modelling tools and techniques; Programming languages; Implementing databases management systems; Software construction and testing; System documentation; Project Management

Incompatible Units
300098 Computing Project 2; 300136 IT Support Practicum

300104 Database Design and Development OR 300941 Database Design and Development (Advanced) AND 300582 Technologies for Web Applications AND 300578 Professional Development

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
This unit is not an open elective. Permission is required to enrol in this unit for students not in courses 3684 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced); 3688 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced or 2801 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of Laws. Students must be enrolled in any of the SCEM undergraduate computing degrees and must have a course GPA of 5.0 or more and be chosen as a suitable candidate for work placement by the pre-enrolment selection process.

About this Unit
Professional Experience (Advanced) is a final year 'capstone' work-placement unit. This advanced unit provides the opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in software systems requirements definition, analysis, design, implementation and project management, in an external organisation under the supervision of industry experts. During the work placement students work in a real- life project applying the theories and technical skills learned in previous units in an industry setting. Students are allowed to propose a work-placement of their choice within an external organisation. School will assess the suggested work-placement for its suitability in meeting the set unit outcomes, prior to approval.

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