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Trimester 1, Trimester 2
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H718 Master of Dietetics
S O'Reilly (B)
All of HSN705, HSN740 and HSN744
1 week full-time on campus pre-placement, 7 weeks full-time community placement, 1 half day on campus post-placement.
Workshops, placements and assessment tasks may take place outside of Deakin University teaching periods.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit prepares students for placement in the community by developing skills in preparation of project proposals, budget submissions, project management and evaluation, report writing and addressing the needs of specific groups including various migrant populations, people living with a disability and people with mental illness. Students then apply these skills to complete a community fieldwork project as a group project.
Project proposal (2000 words) 20%, group placement project report (2000 words) 30%, group presentation on placement project 5%, cultural competency assessment (1500 words) 15%, evaluation of a group education session (1000 words) 10%, multiple choice question tests 20%, professional placement assessment of competency (ungraded pass/fail) - hurdle requirement. Failure of the practicum component will lead to a fail in this unit and may lead to exclusion.
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.