Gold CoastSession 2Session 2

Unit description

Provides students with the opportunity to integrate university studies with experience of professional practice. Students apply, practise and extend knowledge and skills developed in their previous studies through a supervised professional placement.

Unit content

  • Occupational health and safety issues
  • Work placement learning plans
  • Ethical practice
  • Skills of reflective practice

Other topics in this unit will align with the specific placement.

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

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 35 hrs (1 wk intensive)
Community/Professional placement 420 hrs (Across session)
Learning Plan15%
Discussion board25%
Professional placementSR

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 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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