• Offered by Research School of Computer Science
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Areas of interest Software Engineering
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Shayne Flint
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
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Industrial Experience gives the student exposure to current professional practice. It consists of 60 days of work, organised by the student. Of those 60 days, 20 must be in a software engineering context, 20 must be in a professional context, and the remaining 20 may be in any employment.Industrial Experience is usually undertaken outside study periods, and is graded satisfactory or unsatisfactory.

Students must fulfil the requirements during the course of their degree; they normally enroll in COMP4800 in their final year and need to have satisfied the requirements by October in order to graduate at the ceremony the following December.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On completion of this unit the student will be able to:

  1. describe and interpret a basic range of industrial workplace issues,
  2. describe and interpret the main responsibilities of a software engineer and
  3. describe the main working modes of a software engineer, such as client focus, communication skills, and teamwork practices
Professional Skills Mapping
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies

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Industry Experience Course

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed COMP3500.


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First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2299 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7289 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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