HSH755 - Postgraduate Health Practicum
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in:
Completion of six (6) Hxx7xx units before commencing the practicum.
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
Attendance is strongly recommended at the preparatory seminar (1 X 3 hour seminar in online or campus mode) prior to the practicum, plus 2 x 1 hour online sessions during the practicum.
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Placement allocations commence three weeks prior to the start of the trimester therefore, to ensure access to all placement opportunities, students will be unable to self-enrol after this time. Students enrolling after placement allocation has occurred may have limited options therefore, to request a late enrollment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
HSH755 Postgraduate Health Practicum provides students with the opportunity to undertake an authentic experience of postgraduate-level work, to develop knowledge, generic skills and graduate attributes that enhance future employment. Students will complete a practicum in an area of public health, health promotion, health economics, disability and inclusion and/or health and human services management. The practicum, through the FreelancingHUB or in a host organisation, will comprise of between 100 to 140 placement hours and completion of unit assessments.
There are pre-placement planning steps required prior to trimester. Thus, in order to facilitate the placement allocations, students will be required to enrol in the unit at least two weeks prior to the start of the trimester. Students enrolling after this date will have limited options therefore, to request a late enrolment, please email email@example.com for further information.
Support for the Unit is provided through the Unit Chair, Unit site and email. The Unit site is used for the delivery of Unit resources; academic assessment and feedback; and administrative purposes, including communication with enrolled students.
Students enrolled in this Unit are ambassadors for their courses as well as for Deakin University. The highest standards of professional and personal conduct are expected at all times. Students need to achieve a pass in each of the assessment tasks to successfully pass the Unit. Once this is achieved the student will be awarded an ungraded PASS for the Unit.
Students need to achieve a pass in each of the assessment tasks to successfully pass the Unit. Once this is achieved the student will be awarded an ungraded PASS for the Unit.
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