HSN741 - Postgraduate Nutrition Practicum
|Year||2015 unit information|
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^
Unit only available to students enrolled in H616 Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition and H714 Master of Human Nutrition
Minimum of 6 credit points including HSN701 and HSN702
100 hours work-based practicum and 8 x 1-hour online modules
Students wishing to enrol in this unit need to contact the unit chair Dr Stella O'Connell for approval of their proposed practicum.
^ Students enrol as Cloud (online) students; however students are required to attend practicum placement locations.
The unit aims to give students the opportunity to develop professional skills, applied in a work setting, which are relevant to an area of the human nutrition workforce. Students will undertake a 100-hour work based practicum which may be undertaken in a full-time block of 2-3 weeks or on a more staggered basis such as 1 day per week for 12-15 weeks. Students will complete 8 x 1-hour cloud (online) learning modules that will assist them in preparing for the work-based project as well as providing the practical skills and knowledge required for the placement. Topics covered in this unit include professional growth and self-reflection; professional self-management; developing, planning and managing a project; working effectively as part of professional team; and communicating effectively and appropriately in a range of contexts.
Assessment task 1: Self-assessment document 5%
Assessment task 2: Project plan (1200 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Oral presentation (10-12 minutes) 20%
Assessment task 4: Project report (1500-2000 words) 35%
Assessment task 5: Portfolio compilation (hurdle requirement) 10%
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.