Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will elect a pathway and undertake specific modules related to their area of interest. There is an emphasis on advanced and specialist practice in mental health. Although the focus for each student through this subject will vary slightly, all students will develop cognitive and technical skills that demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and advanced understanding of underlying principles and theoretical concepts in some areas of a particular focus in mental health practice. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKatherine Emond

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatherine Emond

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 6.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Students complete the equivalent of up to 7 hours of on-line learning per week."

Placement - Off Site
One 1.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via distance education.
"Students undertake approximately 150 hours of clinical practicum per semester."


Assessment elementComments%
1,500 word equivalent online reflective activities and/or quiz's40
2,500 word written assessment60
Clinical appraisal Hurdle (equivalent to 500 words)0