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HSE312 - Exercise and Sports Science Practicum

Unit details

Year2016 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
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H343 and D394. Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to

Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Troy Castricum

Trimester 2: Aaron Silk


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.


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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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