|Unit convenor and teaching staff||
Unit convenor and teaching staff
Permission by special approval
This unit is offered on a pass/fail basis.
This unit provides MPH students with an opportunity to gain experience in the Public Health workplace. By undertaking this placement you will have the opportunity to contribute to real-world initiatives in areas as diverse as policy, research, health promotion, and advocacy. Tasks may involve ethics submissions, program development, program evaluation, literature reviews, and stakeholder engagement. You will have the opportunity to discuss and plan your placement with MQ staff and workplace supervisors. Placement will consist of approximately 10 weeks of full-time work.
Tasks and learning outcomes for this unit are integrated with those for the Professional Practice Capstone HSYP8210.
Entry to this unit is by application. Students intending to enroll in the unit should consult with the Unit Convenor.
Information about important academic dates including deadlines for withdrawing from units are available at https://www.mq.edu.au/study/calendar-of-dates
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Placement work plan||20%||No||Week 4|
|Placement protfolio||40%||No||Week 10|
|Supervisors Report||40%||No||Week 13|
The work plan will provide the framework for the placement, it is to be written at beginning of the placement in conjunction with the placement supervisor and can be revised over the duration of the placement.
This assessment will focus on how the student engaged within the organisation and lessons learned. This includes weekly reporting on engagement with the work place including discussions regarding skills development, challenges faced and overcome, and a summary of the main accomplishments and key learnings and reflections.
At the completion of the placement, supervisors will provide a formal assessment of the student’s performance against the agreed work plan and learning objectives.
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2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation
Weeks 1 & 2: Macquarie campus (Face-to-face and ONLINE)
Weeks 3-10: placement organisation
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