2022 Change register

About this change register

Below, you'll find authorised changes (if any) to course entries, minors, majors, specialisations, research areas and unit entries in the 2022 Handbook.

Changes are recorded as a note in the relevant entry and supersede any previously published information in the Handbook. The notes must be read in conjunction with the corresponding Handbook entry.

Entries in this change register

Courses, minors, majors, specialisations, research areas and units are listed under the relevant level heading in alphabetical order.

Courses

C4009 - Graduate Certificate of Computer Science

Requirements

For students who started the course in 2022 prior to July:

Core units (18 credit points)

You must complete the following units

ITO4131 Java programming
ITO4136 Algorithms and databases
ITO4137 Architecture and networks

Elective unit (6 credit points)

You must complete one of the following units

ITO5047 Fundamentals of artificial intelligence
ITO5136 Software engineering
ITO5163 Information and computer security

C5008 - Graduate Diploma of Computer Science

Requirements

For students who started the course in 2022 prior to July:

Part A: Core studies (36 credit points)

You must complete the following units

ITO4131 Java programming
ITO4136 Algorithms and databases
ITO4137 Architecture and networks
ITO5047 Fundamentals of artificial intelligence
ITO5136 Software engineering
ITO5163 Information and computer security

Part B: Specialist studies (12 credit points)

You must complete two units from one of the unit sets below

Software Engineering
ITO5032 Web application development
ITO5046 Mobile and distributed systems
ITO5152 User interface design and usability
ITO5171 Software testing, quality and standards

Cybersecurity
ITO5003 Software and network security
ITO5129 Enterprise IT security
ITO5214 Blockchain
ITO5225 Cloud computing and security

Artificial intelligence
ITO5201 Machine learning
ITO5217 Natural language processing
ITO5221 Intelligent image and video analysis
ITO5216 Discrete optimisation

C6008 - Master of Computer Science

Requirements

For students who started the course in 2022 prior to July:

Part A. Core master's studies (36 credit points)

You must complete:

ITO4131 Java programming
ITO4136 Algorithms and databases
ITO4137 Architecture and networks
ITO5047 Fundamentals of artificial intelligence
ITO5136 Software engineering
ITO5163 Information and computer security

Part B. Specialist studies (24 credit points)

You must complete all units in one of the specialisations below

Software Engineering
ITO5032 Web application development
ITO5046 Mobile and distributed systems
ITO5152 User interface design and usability
ITO5171 Software testing, quality and standards

Cybersecurity
ITO5003 Software and network security
ITO5129 Enterprise IT security
ITO5214 Blockchain
ITO5225 Cloud computing and security

Artificial intelligence
ITO5201 Machine learning
ITO5217 Natural language processing
ITO5221 Intelligent image and video analysis
ITO5216 Discrete optimisation
Part C: Applied practice (12 points)

Part C. Applied practice (12 credit points)

You must complete the following units

ITO5001 Applied practice 1
ITO5002 Applied practice 2

E6013 - Master of Applied Engineering

Requirements

Part D. Professional practice

Entry level 1

The following unit:

  • MEC4404 Professional practice

Replaces:

  • ENG5100 Professional engineer in organisation and society

Areas of study

BIOMDENG02 - Biomedical engineering

Requirements

Parts C. and D. Biomedical engineering knowledge, application and professional practice

The following unit:

  • ENG4105 Biomedical engineering integrated design

Replaces:

  • MEC4407 Design project

Part E. Elective study - Biomedical engineering stream study

Biomedical devices stream

The following unit:

  • MTE3204 Biomaterials 1

Replaces:

  • MTE3601 Biomedical materials

SUSENMNR02 - Sustainable engineering

Requirements

The following requirements:

Students in Chemical Engineering specialisation complete four units from the following:

CHE3163 Sustainable processing 1
RSE3243 Bioenergy
CHE4173 Sustainable processing 2
ENE4042 Environmental impact and risk assessment
MTE4593 Materials and sustainability

Students in other specialisations complete four units from the following:

ENE2021 Energy and the environment
ENE3031 Building sustainability
MTE4593 Materials and sustainability
ENE4042 Environmental impact and risk assessment
CIV4268 Water resources management

Replace:

Students in Chemical Engineering specialisation complete:

CHE3163 Sustainable processing 1
MTE4593 Materials and sustainability
ENE4042 Environmental impact and risk assessment
CHE4173 Sustainable processing 2

Students in other specialisations complete:

CHE3163 Sustainable processing 1 OR ENE3031 Building sustainability
MTE4593 Materials and sustainability
ENE4042 Environmental impact and risk assessment
CIV4268 Water resources management OR CHE4173 Sustainable processing 2

Units

ATS3129 - Arts internship

Learning outcomes

For First semester, Term 1, Term 2 and Trimester 2 students:

1. Apply broad discipline knowledge to design a proposal for a final project relating to an internship.
2. Exercise critical thinking and professional judgement by developing a plan for a final project relating to an internship.
3. Demonstrate critical reflective practice skills as a result of completing an internship.
4. Demonstrate advanced communication skills by reporting on an aspect of the work undertaken for an internship.
5. Execute a final project with a degree of independence and accountability relating to an internship.

ATS3130 - Arts international internship

Learning outcomes

For First semester, Term 1, and Trimester 2 students:

1. Apply broad discipline knowledge to design a proposal for a final project relating to an internship;
2. Exercise critical thinking and professional judgement by developing a plan for a final project relating to an internship;
3. Demonstrate critical reflective practice skills as a result of completing an internship;
4. Demonstrate advanced communication skills by reporting on an aspect of the work undertaken for an internship;
5. Execute a final project with a degree of independence and accountability relating to an internship.

ATS3935 - Professional practice

Learning outcomes

For First semester, Term 1, Term 2, Term 3 and Trimester 2 students:

1. demonstrate critical thinking and professional judgement by developing a report plan for the academic component of the unit;
2. demonstrate critical reflective practice skills as a result of completing an internship;
3. demonstrate developing communication skills by reporting on an aspect of the work undertaken during the placement.

FIT1049 - IT professional practice

Learning outcomes

For First semester students:

1. Describe a variety of roles for IT professional and the personal, social, ethical and legal impacts arising from their work;
2. Analyse and describe how the ACS Code of Professional Conduct applies to IT professionals in a variety of scenarios. In this context discuss what professional associations are available to IT professionals and why they are important;
3. Effectively participate in a range of two way oral and written communication forms using appropriate intrapersonal and interpersonal communication skills and technologies;
4. Use a variety of techniques to enhance working co-operatively and managing conflict as part of a team;
5. Gather information, critically evaluate the material and use correct citation techniques when writing the material into an appropriate format.

Overview

For First semester students:

This unit provides a practical and theoretical introduction to what it means to be an IT professional today. Students will encounter a range of issues relevant to professional practice in the workplace, as well as an understanding of the wider responsibilities that professionals are called upon to uphold in society. Topics addressed include: organisational and professional communication; mindfulness; teamwork; the nature of the IT professions; the role of professional associations; problem solving and information use; cross-cultural awareness; personal and professional ethics and codes of practice.

NUR5033 - Contemporary nursing in context 3

Learning outcomes

For First semester students:

1. Assess a client’s learning needs and use appropriate teaching methods and teaching aids
2. Describe and critique theories of learning
3. Develop and implement plans for health teaching and promotion
4. Differentiate the types of literature and literature reviews
5. Discuss the concept of knowledge generation in professional nursing
6. Describe philosophical underpinnings, methodologies and principles of research relevant to nursing practice
7. Explain the generation of knowledge in nursing through the critique of research
8. Discuss the ethical principles underpinning the research process
9. Recommend strategies for the dissemination of knowledge to facilitate improved health outcomes
10. Identify strategies for the translation of research evidence to nursing practice.

Workload

For First semester students:

12 hours self-directed study per week
6 hours per week of on campus classes including tutorials and lectures

Please refer to Moodle for tutorial types and requirements

PTY5202 - Clinical practice 1

Learning outcome 4.

For Summer semester B and First semester students:

4. Seek, reflect on and respond appropriately to feedback from others in the practice context;

RAD5506 - Magnetic resonance imaging: Advanced imaging techniques

Learning outcomes

For First semester students:

1. Explain the principles of cardiac, vascular, perfusion and diffusion imaging in the context of evidence based practice.
2. Assist in the implementation of advanced cardiovascular techniques, protocols and post-processing approaches for clinical and research applications
3. Assess and clearly communicate analyses from cardiovascular, perfusion and diffusion studies
4. Accurately distinguish between cardiac and vascular structures in the modification of standard MR scanning techniques
5. Appraise pathology as demonstrated by diffusion and perfusion MR imaging
6. Identify on-going professional development needs in relation to MRI scanning in the cardiovascular and tissue perfusion setting

SON5020 - Sonographic professional skills and sonography of the breast and thyroid

Learning outcomes

For First semester students:

1. Interpret, compare and explain the key principles of medical law, medical ethics and the control of infection;
2. Identify and describe potential medico-legal and ethical situations arising from sonographic practice and the communication of sonographic findings to patients, radiologists or sonologists and referring medical practitioners;
3. Apply information gathering techniques, summarize information and record a clinical history;
4. Perform routine sonographic examinations of the breast and thyroid safely and to a standard and ethical conduct expected of a competent sonographer;
5. Identify and describe normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the breast and thyroid and related artefacts;
6. Recognise when modifications to routine scanning approaches are required and describe the limitations of ultrasound in regards to imaging the breast and thyroid.

Overview

For First semester students:

The initial component introduces key principles of medicolegal practice, medical ethics and professional communication. In the second part of the unit, the breast and thyroid are used as exemplars to relate these principles to the practice of medical ultrasound. Sonographic scanning methods and techniques for examinations of the breast and thyroid will be introduced, information gathering techniques and the elements of a clinical history will be discussed, interpretational skills in respect to the recognition of the sonographic appearances of normal anatomy, anatomical variants and disease processes affecting the breast and the thyroid will be developed.

SWM5103 - Supervised professional practice 1

Learning outcomes

For First semester students:

1. Apply the AASW Code of Ethics to the practice context.
2. Articulate the impact of your personal values and biases in the context of the social work assessments and interventions.
3. Identify and articulate the application of theory to social work practice situations experienced on placement.
4. Use a range of social work assessment and intervention methods and techniques appropriate to the area of practice.
5. Explain the legislative and social policy frameworks that influence the area of practice and or agency.
6. Adapt knowledge of cultural diversity and apply principles of culturally responsive practice.
7. Apply effective written and verbal engagement skills with clients, staff, and/or relevant stakeholders;
8. Effectively participate in supervision and use feedback to inform and improve practice and professional development.

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