PHSS2000: Practical Employability Experience

The HASS Faculty’s new professional practical experience course is a flexible course designed to assist you to gain credit for an international or domestic work-related experience that suits you and your goals.

PHSS2000 provides you with an opportunity to:

  • Incorporate internships, work experience, field work, study tours and more into your program
  • Develop your professional skills
  • Learn to communicate the value of your HASS studies to future employers
  • Personalise your learning; choose an experience and a semester that best suits you


  • Complete 16 units of study before the course start date, and have 2 units of elective space within your program.
  • Find a practical experience (A OR B below):
    • A: Find your own practical experience that enables you to meet the course learning objectives as set out in the Electronic Course Profile.
    • B: Register for a group industry project with one of our key HASS industry partners.
  • Complete an Expression of Interest, choosing A or B above.
  • Wait to hear back from the course coordinator to confirm your enrolment.

Finding an experience

Possible experiences include:

If you're uncertain if your experience meets the course learning objectives, please refer to the list of frequently asked questions.