The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code



10 units


4000 level

Course handbook


Students will undertake a supervised professional practice project incorporating self-directed learning, with assistance from their workplace supervisor. Projects and placements will address a nutrition and dietetics related topic. Students will develop a learning agreement for the project with their university and placement supervisors.

Availability2020 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop a learning agreement

2. Demonstrate reflective practice

3. Demonstrate the role of a dietitian in practice

4. Demonstrate professional practice


  1. Planning a learning program
  2. Setting personal and organisational goals
  3. Reflective practice
  4. Written communication and documentation


This course is only available to students enrolled in the B Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours) program.

Assumed knowledge

NUDI3220, NUDI3230, NUDI3240, NUDI3250, HLSC4120, NUDI3300, NUDI3310

Assessment items

Report: Learning Contract Report

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met. - 4 weeks placement block

Contact hours



Face to Face Off Campus 40 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks

4 weeks of professional practice