What kind of thinking does it take to succeed in the changing world at work?

这里是默多克, 我们知道敏捷, creative and critical thinking is the backbone of success in a world where you may change careers up to five times. And we're committed to preparing our students for this kind of future through our 职业学习脊柱 initiative.


The 职业学习脊柱 forms part of the curriculum in our undergraduate degrees. It is a range of units that are designed to give you the practical, transferable skills you'll rely on for your entire career. 取决于你的学位,你会 选择最多三个单位.

You'll learn to manage your career, work in a digital environment, and network like a professional. And, depending on your degree, you may also get 40 hours of practical learning experiences.

You'll also have the flexibility to complete some units online and at your own pace.

What you'll gain from the 职业学习脊柱


  • a series of online units that will equip you with transferable skills to realise your career aspirations
  • hands-on learning experiences to boost your resume and get you career-ready. You may be completing an internship, volunteering or working on a real project with industry
  • an online skills' assessment to identify your strengths and areas for development, along with a personalised career development plan to support your professional growth
  • an e-portfolio to track and manage your career journey from first year to final year, and beyond.


  • 个性化的职业生涯管理计划
  • the knowledge and skills to manage your professional identity online
  • well-honed networking skills to build industry connections that will kick-start your career
  • at least 40 hours of hands-on experience to enhance your resume.

How to participate in the 职业学习脊柱

The 职业学习脊柱 is available to all undergraduate students. Depending on what degree you study, it may be a compulsory component of your course. If not, you may elect to complete some of the units as part of your degree. 检查你的课程 to find out if the 职业学习脊柱 units are compulsory for your degree.

You can enrol for the 职业学习脊柱 units in the same way you would enrol in all other units for your course. Enrolment takes place at the beginning of each semester.