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HSE312 - Exercise and Sports Science Practicum

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Troy Castricum

Trimester 2: Aaron Silk


or Corequisite: One of HSE201, HSE202, HSE203 and one of HSE212 or HSE204


See pre-requisites above

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.


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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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