Professional Practice B (REHB5080)


This unit of study has one 5 week block placement in a professional setting totalling 25 days full time hours which integrates theoretical learning with off-campus, supervised practical learning. Professional Practice units of study give students the opportunity to demonstrate that they can apply the competencies they have learned in the rest of their coursework and general professional skills, in an employment setting, and to be formally assessed on this.

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1-day workshop


Short answer log book responses on WebCT (40%), satisfactory performance in meeting agreed learning outcomes for the placement (60%). This will be determined by the supervisor's evaluation, student assessment tasks and monitored progress through agreed go


Online manual is provided on eLearning site. Recommended: Clinical and Fieldwork Placement in the Health Professions

Practical work

Students are required to complete the equivalent of 175-hrs (25 days, full time) of practical placement

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: The University of Sydney Code of Conduct, REHB5070, REHB5072, REHB5073, REHB5076

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: The University of Sydney Code of Conduct

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Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

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