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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.




Dr Hilary Monk



  • Term 1 2016 (Online)
  • Term 2 2016 (Online)
  • Term 3 2016 (Online)
  • Term 4 2016 (Online)


This unit is designed to give students experience working in their chosen profession under the guidance/mentoring of experts. The students will experience up to five weeks' full-time work within the organisation and reflect on their experiences and what they have learnt through the completion of a learning log.


Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate that they have worked under the guidance of experienced professionals to gain practice in the skills required to work in the profession
  2. have an understanding of the professional's role in the organisation and administration.


This unit is graded pass grade only (PGO)
Completion of a learning log to monitor their experiences and learning (25%)
Performance report completed by workplace supervisors/mentors (75%)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload comprise:
(a.) Contact hours:
+ 5 weeks' full-time fieldwork placement

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)