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EMP2030 Employability and Professional Skills

Short Description: Employability & Prof Skills
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 080303 - Human Resource Management
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at
Students may be required to prepare and submit a video file of themselves, if required, as part of the assessment in this course.


This course is designed to provide students with opportunities to gain insight into contemporary career issues and to develop their employability and professional skills. It will provide students with a solid understanding of current graduate recruitment processes and strategies for positioning themselves well during these. Furthermore, students will be encouraged to consider a holistic approach to work, which takes into account the importance of seeking a work-life balance which enables continued personal growth. Students will be enabled to begin building a global professional profile which incorporates social media, to develop strategies which will enable them to understand and excel in the recruitment process, and to identify continuing professional development opportunities beyond their university studies. The course content will include exploring future work skills, building a professional profile, networking, excelling in the recruitment process, developing and entrepreneurial mindset, conducting ethical practice and advocating to address social issues. The course contains a blend of theory, research, practical activities, industry and alumni guest speakers and problem solving.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online