• Total units 24 Units
  • Minor code INPP-MIN
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Innovation and Professional Practice Minor

ANU graduates will live and work in a world of rapid technological, economic, environmental and social change. The Minor in Innovation and Professional Practice will prepare students from all disciplines with the knowledge, skills and confidence required to start a successful careers in this uncertain, but exciting world.

The minor is multidisciplinary in enrolment, content and teaching, and provides students with opportunities to learn by working in multidisciplinary teams on real-world challenges and opportunities with business, the innovation eco-system, government, NGOs and the broader community.

Note that this minor provides a pathway to the Master of Innovation and Professional Practice (MIPP). Students, who have met specific requirements, will be permitted to take the postgraduate versions of each course in this minor. Students who complete these postgraduate courses will be given 24 units credit for the corresponding courses in the MIPP.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. an understanding of the systems context in which complex challenges and opportunities emerge including environmental, economic, political, social, safety, historical, sustainability and ethical aspects;

  2. the ability to exercise critical thinking and professional judgement to select and apply appropriate knowledge, practices and tools to make sense of, and address complex problems and opportunities in a range of contexts;

  3. the ability work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams; and

  4. the ability to communicate complex concepts effectively with diverse audiences using a range of modalities.

 

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Requirements

The Minor in Innovation and Professional Practice requires completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

Students must complete 48 units of undergraduate courses at ANU with a GPA of at least 5.0/7.0 in order to enrol in graduate courses from the following list:

ENVS6014 Qualitative Research Methods for Sustainability

ENVS6103 Introduction to Environmental and Social Research

HUMN6003 Digital Humanities: Methods and Practices

STAT6006 Marketing Research Methods 

VCPG6004 Creating Impact

 

Students must complete 96 units of undergraduate courses at ANU with a GPA of at least 5.0/7.0 in order to enrol in graduate courses from the following list:

MGMT8015 Entrepreneurship and Innovation

MGMT8006 Management Research Methods

MGMT8018 Qualitative Research Methods

MGMT8019 Quantitative Research Methods

POPH8315 Methods in Applied Epidemiological Research

VCPG6001 Unravelling Complexity

 

6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
VCUG2004 Creating Impact 6
VCPG6004 Creating Impact 6

6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
VCUG3001 Unravelling Complexity 6
VCPG6001 Unravelling Complexity 6

6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
MGMT3027 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6
MGMT8015 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6

6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
COMP4450 Advanced Computing Research Methods 6
ENVS2014 Qualitative Research Methods for Sustainability 6
ENVS6014 Qualitative Research Methods for Sustainability 6
ENVS1003 Introduction to Environmental and Social Research 6
ENVS6103 Introduction to Environmental and Social Research 6
HUMN3001 Digital Humanities: Methods and Practices 6
HUMN6003 Digital Humanities: Methods and Practices 6
MGMT4006 Management Research Methods 6
MGMT8006 Management Research Methods 6
MGMT4018 Qualitative Research Methods 6
MGMT8018 Qualitative Research Methods 6
MGMT4019 Quantitative Research Methods in Management 6
MGMT8019 Quantitative Research Methods in Management 6
POPH4315 Research Design and Methods 6
POPH8315 Research Design and Methods 6
  SOCY 2037: Foundns of Soc Research
SOCY2038 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods 6
SOCY2043 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods 6
  SOCY 2164: Research for Public Policy
  STAT 2003: Stat Marketing Research Methd
  STAT 6006: Marketing Research Methd
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