Course code 74347

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.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ 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  

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

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