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HSE312 - Exercise and Sports Science Practicum

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H343 and D394.

Unit chair:

Troy Castricum

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Troy Castricum

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Kris Hinck


For students commencing in 2016 onwards: All of HBS109, HBS110, HSE101, HSE102, HSE103, HSE104, HSE201, HSE202, HSE203 and HSE204.
For students that commenced in or before 2016: All of HBS108, HBS109, HBS110, HSE101, HSE102, HSE103, HSE201, HSE202, HSE203 and HSE204.



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week (first six weeks of trimester only), 1 x 1 hour seminar per week (weeks 8 to 11 only).


  • Students may need to apply to the Department of Justice for a Working with Children Check (WWCC) in accordance with the Working with Children Act 2005.
  • If you are undertaking more than one unit which has a placement component, please note that the placement organisations have to be different for different placement units. For eg. if you are undertaking HSE312 and HSE321 Sport Coaching and Development Practicum, you will need to find two different organisations to undertake the two placements.


This unit will provide students with an opportunity to undertake a formalised fieldwork experience of a minimum of 140 hours in an exercise and sport organisational setting. Each student is responsible for selecting and negotiating an appropriate work experience. Field experiences are intended to provide students with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in areas of exercise and sport science which will enhance their professional development and vocation potential.


Assessment task 1: Project proposal (400 words) 10%

Assessment task 3: Job application (600 words plus appendix) 25%

Assessment task 3: Interview (7.5 minutes) 15%

Assessment task 4: Student evaluation of their practicum experience (1800 words) 30%

Assessment task 5: Host supervisor's report 20%

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