Professional identity (Engineering) (COOPC1025)

This introductory unit establishes essential groundwork for managing career development. Central to this unit are the themes of self-awareness, self-efficacy, professionalism, and understanding workplace culture and workplace practices, all vital skills across all disciplines and industries. The unit will cover generic modules that focus on building key skills, including effective communication, problem-solving, career planning, and time management. Students will also learn the principles of self-awareness and self-efficacy to make informed career and life decisions, thereby promoting adaptability and resilience in the face of changing career landscapes. Discipline-specific aspects including industry expectations and professional practice tailored to the field of study will be interwoven through the unit. Interactive learning and assessment tasks will equip students to develop interpersonal, networking and teamwork skills. For some students there will be an opportunity to complete paid co-operative placement, while for others the focus will be broader work-focussed activities.

For further information regarding the course please refer to the Course Outline found at the following link (PDF, 199kB).

Credit point 15
EFTSL 0.125
Band 2

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government and students pay a contribution amount. Each course of study (subject) is classified into a student contribution band, depending on the study area of the course (this discipline may be different from the study area of your program).

2024 contribution amount* - $1,118
2024 contribution amount - continuing student who commenced before 1 Jan 2021* - $1,118

* for Clinical Psychology (Clin Psych) & Professional Pathways (Prof Path) bands the contribution amount is determined by accredited program. Students in Postgraduate Clinical Psychology, Professional Pathway Psychology or Professional Pathway Social Work accredited programs should visit our CSP page for further information.

Note: The Job-ready Graduates Package introduced new funding clusters and contribution amounts from the 2021 academic year. If you are a continuing student who commenced before 1 January 2021 studying course in disciplines with increased contribution amounts, you will continue paying the same amount (indexed each year) as you would have. For further information visit the Australia Government's Study Assist website.

Domestic Full Fee-paying

These places are offered for postgraduate studies or to CSP ineligible students and tuition fees are not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic postgraduate tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the course (subject) fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. To find out more about domestic tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule visit our fees website.

International Full Fee-paying

International tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the course (subject) fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. To find out more about international tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule visit our fees website.

Semester census dates

It is important to check course delivery details including location and census date, prior to making decisions about enrolment. Detailed semester and census date information can be found on the Important Dates page.