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INF545 Professional Reflection and Practice (8)


This subject is a capstone experience designed to provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate in-depth understanding of discipline knowledge in the professions, in the context of their subjects and/or specialisations, and to demonstrate application of knowledge and skills in professional practice or scholarship.  Students will also critically review and reflect on personal mastery of theoretical, cognitive, creative, practical, and technical skills gained in the course. 

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Information Studies

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed prior knowledge of the information disciplines and where appropriate specialisations.

Enrolment restrictions

Student needs to have accumulated a minimum of 112 points prior to enrolment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to apply discipline-specific learning outcomes in practice;
  • be able to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship;
  • be able to demonstrate analytical thinking and problem solving as it applies to practice;
  • be able to synthesise discipline knowledge to design, develop and deploy products, tools or strategies; and
  • be able to utilise their course-wide learning to enhance personal professional growth and industry understanding.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction and discussion of reflective practice
  • Selection of topic or project
  • Planning practice-based outcomes
  • Applying discipline skills and knowledge
  • Industry standard outcomes
  • Presentation skills
  • Final reflection


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.