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HSN741 - Postgraduate Nutrition Practicum

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Unit only available to students enrolled in H616 Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition or H714 Master of Human Nutrition

Unit chair:

Sharleen O'Reilly

Prerequisite:

Minimum of 6 credit points including HSN701 and HSN702

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

100 hours work-based practicum. In addition, 8 x 1-hour online modules will need to be completed by the end of week 1 of trimester.

Note:

Students wishing to enrol in this unit need to contact the unit chair on email hsn741@deakin.edu.au for approval of their proposed practicum, ideally by the end of the teaching period in Trimester 1  or earlier.

^ Students enrol as Cloud (online) students; however, students are required to attend practicum placement locations.

Content

The unit aims to give students who are well into their studies 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 initially 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 a professional team; and communicating effectively and appropriately in a range of contexts, including in a 1-minute video presentation aimed at prospective employers.

Assessment

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) 30%
Assessment task 5: Portfolio compilation 15%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3165$3346

* 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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