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Professional Employability Subject

Learn how to dramatically improve your employment outcomes by understanding the drivers of employment success and implementing proactive career planning anchored in the latest industry insight.

The subject is delivered in carousel mode, over an eight-week block and will be taught via collaborative online sessions. A successful pass in the Professional Employability Subject will generate a three-point credit towards your chosen master’s course at JCU.

    Learn how to define and achieve your career goals

    The learning materials and activities ensure that students engage with all aspects of career management and employability, in order to personalise and enable every aspect of their career progression.

    Successfully differentiate yourself in a competitive employment market

    The Professional Employability subject is anchored around each individual’s targeted career path, relevant industries and specific roles of interest.

    Develop your personal advantage based on the latest employability data and insights

    Workshops are facilitated by subject matter and industry experts, sharing real world experience and advice so you gain the knowledge of how to successfully navigate recruitment processes to secure the roles they really want.

    Commence from home and transfer studies to JCU in 2021.

    Complete this subject at home and receive credit towards your JCU masters program.  Gain clarity on the direction of your career plans and then choose your subjects to suit.

The JCU Masters Employability program is included across a range of postgraduate qualifications including the Masters of Data Science, the Masters of Engineering, the Masters of International Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Masters of Science and Science Professional.


Hurun Ahmetbeyoglu

Master of Data Science

"It is a vital subject which will help students understand why professional career management is important not only in Australia, but also in international markets and how you will manage it.”


Raiyan Talkhani

Master of Engineering

"I am really glad I took this in my first semester rather than my last semester because I found out things that I need to do to land that particular job.”