Bachelor of Biomedical Science

420 hours of placements provide invaluable work experience in health and research facilities, such as pathology labs or research labs.  

Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science

140 hours of placement in the fourth year of the course. Placements might be in health and sporting centres, clubs, schools and academies or sport and recreation centres. 

PEP Calendar 2022 Exercise Science and Physiology (Placement calendars are subject to change, log in to SONIA for your placement details)

Bachelor of Nursing (for Enrolled Nurses)

680 hours (approx.) of placements are spread across several units within the course. These placements are located across a variety of settings, including large tertiary acute facilities, private hospitals, rural and remote settings, GP clinics or community health settings, mental health in both inpatient and community settings, low care, rehabilitation, palliative care and aged care organisations, to name a few. Included are several specifically designed professional experience placements for the Enrolled Nurse Pathway students to facilitate progression towards the role of a registered nurse.

PEP Calendar 2022 Bachelor of Nursing for Enrolled Nurses (Placement calendars are subject to change, log in to SONIA for your placement details)

Bachelor of Podiatry

1000 hours (approx.) of placements. Pre-clinical simulation and University clinics build skills and the capacity to work with children and adults, athletes and elderly people to examine sporting injuries, gait, biomechanics and acute foot conditions.

PEP Calendar 2022 Podiatry (Placement calendars are subject to change, log in to SONIA for your placement details)

Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

1,000 hours of supervised practice completed in two separate organisations in different fields of practice so that students gain a diversity of experience. The Social Work Field Placement I unit involves 400 hours (57 days) in the first year (of full-time study), with a minimum of three days per week spent on placement. In addition, the Social Work Field Placement II unit involves 600 hours (86 days) in the second year (of full-time study), with a minimum of three days per week spent on placement. These time commitments apply to both full-time and part-time students.

Bachelor of Speech Pathology

1000 hours (approx.) of placements in diverse settings which might include the University’s on-campus Health Clinics, public hospitals, private practice, community health, rehabilitation centres, aged care facilities, schools and rural health locations.

PEP Calendar 2022 Speech Pathology (Placement calendars are subject to change, log in to SONIA for your placement details)

Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management

40 hours of clinical placement within a recognised diabetes service with, as a minimum, a credentialled diabetes educator as a mentor. The importance of linking theory to practice is fundamental to student learning and to ensure graduates have the confidence to apply their knowledge and skills with clients in professional settings.

PEP Calendar 2022 Diabetes Education Term 4 (Placement calendars are subject to change, log in to SONIA for your placement details)

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