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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (On-campus block of classes)
Caulfield Trimester 3 2010 (On-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Peter Reed


This unit introduces students and guides them through a process of developing a career plan. The unit is underpinned by theory and supported by research in career development, the psychology of adult development and self-realisation, and the sociology of lifestyle.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • students will be able to develop short and long term career goals, as well as personal success criteria
  • students will know how to identify and validate their self-concept and career aspirations through social feedback and market requirements
  • students will be able to identify and improve their personal qualities and competencies for continuing career success
  • students will be able to use personal development tools and methods used in leading companies.


Within semester assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%

Contact hours

39 hours per semester