Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

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FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitHealth Professions Education and Educational Research Team
OfferedNotting Hill Term 2 2013 (Off-campus)
Notting Hill Term 4 2013 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)A/Prof Liz Molloy


In this unit course participants will choose one of the following study options:

  1. Supervision in health professional education;
  2. Negotiated individualised project of personal relevance to the participant.


Study option 1


On completion of this unit participants will be able to:

  • Define clinical supervision, preceptorship and mentoring and compare and contrast these different supervisory roles within health professional education;
  • Examine barriers and drivers to change in educational innovation in supervision;
  • Analyse the implications of the implementation of a review or change to the supervisory model used within their current teaching or workplace setting.

Study option 2

Individualised project

On completion of this unit participants will be able to:

  • Develop an applied education project proposal;
  • Plan and implement the project;
  • Evaluate the project process and outcomes using appropriate evaluation methods;
  • Prepare a project report appropriate to their workplace settings.


Literature review (30%)
Supervision plan development / project report (60%)
Teaching portfolio (10%)

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

Off-campus students:
Six (6) hours per week