Bachelor of Midwifery

1000 hours (approx.) of placements to meet the practice requirements of a registered midwife. You will attend antenatal and postnatal assessments/visits with women; provide direct care to women during labour; assist women during birth and support women and their babies with diverse needs across pregnancy, labour and birth, and the postnatal period.

Bachelor of Social Work

1,000 hours of supervised placement in a human service organisation as part of your course. 

Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies)

320 hours (approx.) of experience under the supervision of a qualified practitioner in the practice of safe and effective manual therapy and the application of a wide range of treatment and management plans. You have opportunities to work with a diverse range of patients in areas including injury and illness prevention and management, rehabilitation and health promotion. Clinical practice-based learning is also undertaken at our Southern Cross University Health Clinics, located at the Lismore and Gold Coast campuses.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

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

Master of Professional Psychology

300 hours of professional placement providing students with  the opportunity to develop skills in supervised clinical settings. 

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.

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

360 hours of clinical placement is required to meet accreditation requirements for Exercise Physiology. A proportion of these clinical placement hours occurs in the on-campus Southern Cross University Health Clinics where students see a wide range of clients with chronic conditions, injuries and disabilities.  Placements are also at external locations such as hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, private exercise physiology practices and aged care facilities.