• Offered by ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
  • Course subject CECS Experimental, Interdisciplinary
  • Areas of interest Anthropology, Algorithms and Data, Artifical Intelligence, Computer Engineering
  • Work Integrated Learning Placements
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

Applied Cybernetics Professional Experience gives the student exposure to applying approaches and skills learned in CECS6001; CECS6002 and CECS8001 in a professional environment. Students will be embedded within an industry, community, government, start-up or academic organisation as a practitioner of the New Branch of Engineering to contribute to a project related to cyber-physical systems.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Provide direct insight into professional practice of the new branch of engineering
  2. Describe and interpret the main responsibilities of a practitioner of the new branch of engineering
  3. Advocate for a cybernetics approach as a practitioner of the new branch of engineering
  4. Synthesise the main working modes of practitioner of the new branch of engineering, such as framing questions, analysing data, applying a systems-level approach, communication skills, and teamwork practices.

Work Integrated Learning


Indicative Assessment

  1. Report (100) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Students are expected to attend the professional practice placement for an equivalent of 35 hours per week for 4 weeks.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be enrolled in the Master of Applied Cybernetics or Master of Applied Cybernetics (Advanced).

Prescribed Texts


Assumed Knowledge

This work experience course builds on and apply the learning outcomes of CECS6001; CECS6002 and CECS8001.


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