UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SSEH5004 Health Science Industry Practicum II

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit is an individualised project and/or practical work involving laboratory experimentation, community service or research undertaken in areas of major study, under the supervision of an academic staff member or designate. Students undertake the unit as part of graduate courses to ensure industry experience and competency.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) gain experience in a health-related workplace, providing the opportunity to develop industry knowledge and skills; (2) acquire an understanding of the health industry from the perspective of the host organisation; (3) develop communication and interpersonal skills; and (4) develop networking skills and opportunities with other industry professionals.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) student evaluation form (by placement host); and (2) student's practicum report. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Tim Ackland
Unit rules
Prerequisites: Enrolment in the Master of Health Science (71540). Students enrolled in the 96-point masters programs must have completed a minimum of 48 points before enrolment in this unit is permitted. Students enrolled in the 72-point masters programs must have completed a minimum of 24 points before enrolment in this unit is permitted.
Contact hours as required. Students attend an industry placement for 140 hours.
Unit OutlineSemester 1 : http://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/SSEH5004/SEM-1/2017
Semester 2 : http://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/SSEH5004/SEM-2/2017

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