Australian Culture & Society
M1006 Work & Career in Australia
M1006 Work & Career in Australia

Work and Careers in Australia

  • Module: Culture
  • Instructor: Andrew Lang
  • Unit Code: M1006
  • Admission: 2021-2022
  • Semester: Spring, 2022

Unit Summary

M1006 Work and Careers in Australia introduce students to two major aspects of working in Australia. In Lesson A, teaching is primarily focused on different types of work types, work conditions, and student porfolios. In Lesson A, students will get to know how to make their portfolio before seeking any jobs, the work or internship during their studies, and employment after they graduate. In Lesson B, the focus switches to careers and career planning in Australia. Students will get to know major sectors of part-time and full-time jobs, and the workspace of Australia. Students will also receive training on career planning, including how to create their own CV, and use it to find a job.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students should:

  1. Be familiar with different work types in Australia.
  2. Be familiar with strong and weak part-time and full-time sectors in Australia.
  3. Be familiar with career planning and workplace in Australia.
  4. Have understood work conditions of a student visa
  5. Have undersood internship during their studies, and employment after graduation.
  6. Have developed skills on making academic porfolios.
  7. Have developed skills on creating a CV.

Unit Tasks

  1. Read and review the lesson study guide;
  2. Watch the lesson videoss
  3. Read, review, and complete the teaching note
  4. Complete assignment 2, and review the answers
  5. Take and complete the quiz test


Each lesson in this unit offers 100 credits, including:

  1. 25 credits for video attendance.
  2. 25 credits for completing teaching notes, 5 for each blank
  3. 25 credits for completing multiple choice questions, 5 for each question
  4. 25 credits for taking the quiz test, 5 for each question

Video Attendance

Credit Value Requirement
25 Watch more than 3 times
20 Watch more than 2 times
15 Watch more than 1 time
0 Watch less than 1 time
(including 1 time)

Lecture Notes

Credit Value Requirement
5 First answer is correct.
4.5 Second answer is correct.
4 Third answer is correct.
3 Third answer is incorrect

Multiple Choice

Credit Value Requirement
5 First choice is correct.
4.5 Second choice is correct.
4 Third choice is correct.
3 Third choice is incorrect


Credit Value Requirement
5 Choice is correct.
0 Choice is incorrect.