School Of Science

Industry ProjectWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301361.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Students entering this unit should have knowledge of one of the following subject areas: horticultural production systems; environmental sustainability analytics; computing and technological applications; marketing principles and business management.

About this Unit
In this unit, students will complete an industry based project under the guidance of an industry partner and a member of the University’s academic staff. Using a project based methodology, students will be required to solve a real world problem on behalf of a protected cropping industry partner. Students will develop skills in scoping, planning, implementing, reporting on the industry project; reflecting on what has been learned in the context of their personal and professional development and how this can be used in their future career.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Students will need to complete a Risk Assessment form for approval of their supervisor before commencing field work for this unit. Students involving research on human participants will need Human Ethics approval from their supervisor and the Unit Coordinator before commencing field data collection. Other approvals may be needed for specific projects.

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3773.1Graduate Certificate in Protected CroppingCURRENT
3776.1Graduate Certificate in Science (Exit only)CURRENT
3777.1Graduate Diploma in Science (Exit only)CURRENT


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