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Subject details

Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. curate a compelling professional identity and philosophy, and demonstrate the ability to critically communicate this to both specialist and non-specialist audiences;
  2. develop and advocate for change in a professional context;
  3. engage with and demonstrate leadership in professional practice; and
  4. critically reflect on professional knowledge and practice.
    • Topics are only available to enrolled students in the unit Moodle site.

In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2018

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Skype

Developing Your Professional Practice provides a self-paced unit experience in tandem with guided discussion with an assigned Academic Success Advisor who will help you to:

  • construct a personalised assessment structure for the unit;
  • articulate your career goals;
  • determine which skills you need to meet those goals and identify which additional units best equip you with those skills;
  • select co-curricular activities that can also help you gain those skills;
  • prepare your case for the recognition of prior learning gained in the workplace; and
  • curate a portfolio of your professional capability based on your studies and your prior experience that will follow you as a durable artefact into your future beyond UNE studies.

Weighting and word count to be negotiated with Academic Success Advisor and Unit Coordinator. Relates to Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4

  • Curated Professional Identity (10-100%)
  • Reflective Work (0-90%)
  • The Pitch (0-90%)

Textbook information is pending.

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