Unit description

Provides students with the opportunity to complete a 10 week (400 hr) advanced fieldwork placement under the supervision of one or more podiatry clinicians. Students undertake learning experiences to consolidate and further develop professional behaviours and competencies, and integrate and apply theory and skills. The unit enables students to demonstrate clinical reasoning and reflective practice at an advanced and complex level.

Unit content

Field work placement in an urban, regional, rural or remote setting - 10 weeks (400 hours). Fieldwork activities will include a weekly case conference with the clinical supervisor/s.  Students will further develop their portfolio.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
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