This course guides you through the experience of undertaking a practicum or internship, in a professional context, with the aim of enhancing your professional skills. You are required to arrange a placement that is appropriate to your course of study and enables you to engage in a significant learning experience that complements your theoretical study. You will be responsible for negotiating a supervised placement at a suitable workplace. The placement must involve a substantial amount of work relevant to your course of study, and it must last for a minimum of 100 hours. In addition, this course requires research and reflection. The total study time for this course will be approximately 200 hours.
Delivery type2019Trimester 2 2019
Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course.
Cost2019NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
For more information watch the course introduction video below.
You must have successfully completed either 40 credits at Level 7 in your major subject or five out of the six relevant diploma courses before you can enrol in this course.
For your enrolment to be approved, you must
- Discuss your practicum plans with the Major Leader, who will approve your general practicum area and appoint an academic supervisor. Your academic supervisor will be a lecturer or academic staff member from your major subject area.
- Once you have discussed your practicum plans, the Course Leader will approve your enrolment. This process must be completed four weeks before the start of the trimester. For more information contact us.
To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
How to enrol
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
- choose the qualification you will study the course under
- check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
Lecturer / Tutor
You can do this course as part of these qualifications: