An element of groupwork will be expected in most university courses. In addition, as most employers will be looking for people who can 'work with others', it is relevant to the workplace and life after university. These skills include:
The avoidance of collusion is an important aspect of Academic integrity. Collusion occurs when students work together on an individual assignment and submit the work as their own. Your groupwork brief will help you understand which aspects of the groupwork can be tackled collaboratively and which cannot.