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PY6001 - Practicum 1

Credit points: 4
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to MPsych or DPsych students.

This subject takes the form of a practical placement in the University Psychology Clinic or in a suitable field setting for more experienced students. Students will work in the clinic under the close supervision of appropriate staff or field supervisor. Discussions on specific issues relevant to the professional psychologist (e.g. ethics, legal issues, quality assurance etc) will take place throughout the semester. Participation in supervised case consultations is required.

Learning Outcomes

  • to act in a professional manner, meet the requirements of a work contract and associated responsibilities;
  • to develop a beginning level of independence and responsibility as a practising clinical and health psychologist;
  • to develop clinical skills under the guidance of a supervisor.

Subject Assessment

  • completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.
PY5301 PY5302 PY5303 PY5304 PY5305 PY6301 PY6302 PY6303


JCU Singapore, Study Period 58, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours fieldwork

JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours fieldwork

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.