BUS224 Employability and Professional Practice 1 (6)

The subject is designed to develop students employability skills and their understanding of professional practice, including the job application process. The subject is also aimed at developing students self-reflection and self-monitoring skills; skills which are utilised to develop a career action plan and to help build efficacy and confidence in the workplace. The subject provides students with an opportunity to build upon the skills, knowledge and personal insights gained from BUS114 Contemporary Employability and Learning.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to Study Centre students and other students unable to take BUS223, with the approval of the Course Director and the Sub Dean Workplace Learning.

Subject Relationships

BUS220 overlapping content
BUS221 overlapping content
BUS223 Paired Subject

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define, evaluate, and reflect on employability skills and graduate attributes;
  • be able to assess and learn through reflective practice;
  • be able to prepare an effective job application;
  • be able to explore and enhance personal brand development through academic application and self-development; and
  • be able to explore, develop and evaluate a career action plan.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Career reflection and planning, and finding the 'right' job
  • Employability skills
  • Graduate skills
  • Personal branding and recruitment in an online environment
  • Resume
  • Job applications
  • Job interviews

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.