SSEH5003 Health Science Industry Practicum I
- 6 points
If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Off-campus Regular attendance is not required, but student attends the institution face to face on an agreed schedule for purposes of supervision and/or instruction. Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Off-campus Regular attendance is not required, but student attends the institution face to face on an agreed schedule for purposes of supervision and/or instruction.
- 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.
- 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.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: continuing assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Louise Naylor
- Unit rules
- 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 80-100 hours.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.