HSE312 - Exercise and Sports Science Practicum
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, H353 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science - Advanced (Honours), D394 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) and D333 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/ Bachelor Nutrition Science.
Burwood (Melbourne): Cara Walker
Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Kris Hinck
For students who commenced their course in or after 2018 or enrolled in the new course structure H343 (Version 4) or D394 (Version 2) or D333:
Students will on average spend 175 hours over the teaching period undertaking the practicum (140 hours), scheduled learning activities (10 hours) and assessment activities (25 hours) for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
If you are undertaking more than one unit which has a placement component, please note that the placement organisations have to be different for different placement units. For example, if you are undertaking HSE312 and HSE321 Sport Coaching and Development Practicum, you will need to find two different organisations to undertake the two placements.
Note for all students enrolling into this unit:
You must complete your placement hours within your trimester of enrolment of the placement unit unless otherwise stated directly by the Unit Chair. If you are not able to complete the placement by the end your trimester of enrolment in the placement unit, please email the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Professional Placement Office at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Note for international students only:
If you are not able to complete your placement by your visa expiry date, please note that you will be liable for any costs involved with extending your stay in Australia, for example, visa extension application cost and extra living expenses.
Note for students applying for Recognition of prior learning (RPL) in this unit:
The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science is accredited with Exercise And Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Therefore, recognition for prior learning will only be considered for HSE312 if students are able to provide a completed Exercise Science Practicum Logbook and Record of Student Engagement Form. These documents must be provided for review by the unit team in alignment the with ESSA Practicum standards. If the application does not meet these evidence requirements either initially or through consultation with the Unit Chair then recognition for prior learning will not be granted. For more information, please refer to ESSA website.
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. In addition to the practicum experience, students will engage with, and develop, their career education and employability through a focus on job application processes and skills. All field experiences, classes, seminars, unit content and assessment tasks are intended to provide students with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in areas of exercise and sport science that will enhance their professional development and graduate employability.
- Approved placement application
- Logbook and record of student engagement
Unit Fee Information
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