INFO 3012 Cyber Security and Behaviour Placement 1

Credit Points 20

Legacy Code 102702

Coordinator Alana Maurushat Opens in new window

Description In 2022, this unit replaced by Unit 102904 - Cyber Security and Behaviour Industry Placement. This unit is the initial placement for the work integrated learning embedded in the Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour degree. There are three options: 1. WSU-brokered industry placement on a competitive basis; 2. an approved placement at the student's place of work, or via the student's networks and contacts; 3. an industry project report based on industry-generated case studies and problems. In addition, workshops will be conducted throughout the semester to aid in your learning and to support your professional development during this placement or project. Contact the unit coordinator well in advance to elect your own industry placement (such as your current employer). Only options 2 and 3 are available to WSU Online students.

School Social Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 20cp

Check your HECS Band contribution amount via the Fees page.

Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in program 1837 - Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour and have successfully completed 140 credit points.

Assumed Knowledge

A basic understanding of computer systems, architecture, infrastructure, internet protocols and networking protocols.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate employment skills for a professional career development.
  2. Apply problem solving skills, developed through ethical behaviour to identify potential areas for improvement in the workplace.
  3. Evaluate and report on professional development.
  4. Identify methods for improving organization wide problems and propose solutions.

Subject Content

Industry placement or industry project for the development of employment skills towards a professional career in cyber security.
The application of problem solving skills in a real-world environment or real-world problems, through the identification of the potential for improvement and the implementation of solutions.
Opportunity for professional development in the workplace or related industry project.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Reflection 2 x 750 words each S/US Y Individual
Presentation 15 minutes S/US Y Group
Professional Placement Performance S/US Y Individual

WSU Online Trimester 1 Online

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 750 words S/US Y Individual
Proposal 750 words S/US Y Individual
Report 4,000 words (incorporates A1, A2, A3) S/US Y Individual
Presentation 15 minutes S/US Y Individual

WSU Online Trimester 2 Online

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 750 words S/US Y Individual
Proposal 750 words S/US Y Individual
Report 4,000 words (incorporates A1, A2, A3) S/US Y Individual
Presentation 15 minutes S/US Y Individual

WSU Online Trimester 3 Online

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 750 words S/US Y Individual
Proposal 750 words S/US Y Individual
Report 4,000 words (incorporates A1, A2, A3) S/US Y Individual
Presentation 15 minutes S/US Y Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 2

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Natasha Daraio Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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