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SES3299 Professional Placement 3

Units : 0.5
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules


Pre-requisite: SES2299 and SES2102 and SES2103 and SES2104 and SES2201 and SES2202 and SES2205
Pre or Co-requisite: SES2105 and SES3101


Professional accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) requires students to undertake a total of 140 hours of professional placement in a sport and exercise setting. At the University of Southern Queensland, 140 hours of placement are undertaken across three placement courses during the program of study. Professional Placement 3 is the third and final exercise science placement course and requires students to undertake 100 hours of professional practice. The course further develops the knowledge and skills learned in previous placements. The ability to apply knowledge and skills in an ethically responsible and risk managed manner is required.

The third placement course provides students with the opportunity to develop the ability to communicate theoretical knowledge and to apply practical skills in a proficient manner. The course outlines opportunities to value add to professional skills developed during the course and as a practitioner. The importance of evidence-based research and the ability to draw together knowledge and skills from different discipline areas is outlined. Effective time management skills and work-related documentation processes to ensure successful completion of the course are provided during the program of study.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2022 External
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 10 February 2023