Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Agriculture Food Sciences Schl

Units

8

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Prerequisite

Head of School Permission

Assessment methods

Professional Development Journal, Work based assessments, Report, Presentation

Course coordinator

Prof Melissa Fitzgerald

Work Integrated Learning

Industry Placements, Industry Projects

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course which is held over a period of 14 weeks involves continuous, structured industry experience in a production or service enterprise. It enables the students to apply their theoretical knowledge and research skills developed earlier in their Master of Food Science and Technology program to that industry and to acquire greater understanding of industry operations and requirements which will enhance their career opportunities. It is expected that in turn the student will provide valuable contributions to the host organisation. During the period of professional experience, the student will be subject to the conditions of employment laid down by the company and in accordance with company policy and regulations. A member of University staff is appointed as a supervisor for each student and each employer is required to appoint a supervisor for the student. The academic supervisor will meet with the student at least once during the placement period to discuss progress with the employer and the student. Interstate and international placements will only be permitted if a staff member can visit at least once during the placement or maintain contact via e-mail or the internet. Students are required to submit assessable items during and at the conclusion of the placement. The industry supervisor will also assess the student's performance.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 Remote Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 Remote Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Remote Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Remote Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Remote Course Profile