No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

JST432 Practicum - Correctional Administration (8)


This subject is a field education subject based on guided experiential learning. Students complete 15 days of field education. Placements are individually designed using adult learning principles in consultation and collaboration with the student, field teacher and CSU staff. Students will have the opportunity to develop practice skills and theoretical understanding and integrate previous study, prior learning and experience and current correctional practice.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: JST432
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionSY/USAustralian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Assumed Knowledge

JST430 and JST433

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Correctional approach and system in the host country.
Be able to compare at least two correctional systems on relevant issues.
Be able to demonstrate practice competence.
Be able to utilize supervision appropriately.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Students are required to complete 15 days of field education under the supervision of the University and an approved field educator. Learning and assessment are based on the formulation of a detailed learning contract which is individually negotiated with each student and field teacher.

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Workplace Learning component. Please contact the subject coordinator for further information.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.