GWP 901: Professional Workplace Practice

GWP 901 is an informative 6 credit point career-based subject designed specifically for students undertaking a Master of Nursing International (MONI) degree. Throughout this subject students will learn about professional expectations and how to market themselves for success, with a focus on the healthcare industry. Students will be provided the opportunity to attend an industry panel and network with industry professionals, and be enabled to more effectively transition to the workforce on completion of their study.

What you will learn

This subject has been designed to help international MONI students gain the knowledge and the confidence to find work in Australia. Topics include:

  • Managing your career in a rapidly changing world of work
  • Creative job searching in Australia – knowing where the jobs are and how to apply for them
  • Recognising your strengths and marketing yourself for success
  • Ways to enhance your employability skills
  • Analysing a job advertisement and responding to selection criteria
  • Writing an effective resume and cover letter (for the health industry)
  • Developing your interview skills and answering commonly asked questions
  • Understanding Australian workplace culture and expectations
  • Expanding your professional networks to enhance employability


GWP 901 is a core subject of the Master of Nursing International degree and will be available to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Studying at Wollongong / South Western Sydney
  • Undertaking a Master of Nursing International degree
  • At the time of enrolment in GWP 901, student has completed a minimum of 48 credit points of their Masters degree

Enrol Now

GWP 901 is conducted in Autumn and Spring sessions. Enrol in this subject via SOLS.

More information

Subject information

View more information about GWP 901 in the Handbook.

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