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PY6221 - Advanced Practicum A

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to students admitted to the Doctor of Psychology program.

This subject is the first of two for the practical placement for the clinical strand for the Doctor of Psychology course. The placement provides students the opportunity to refine and develop their skills in association with a skilled field supervisor. The subject also includes attendance at clinic and professional seminars.

Learning Outcomes

  • exposure to different approaches to problems, therapy and work environments to aid professional development and adaptability to future work situations;
  • work in a variety of practical settings to develop applied clinical skills and work practices and become familiar with with professional networks within which psychologists are required to operate.

Subject Assessment

  • Performance/Practice/Product > Clinical placement performance 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: pass every assessment item.

Prerequisites: PY6001 and PY6002 and PY6003
PY6102 and PY6107


JCU Singapore, Study Period 58, Mixed attendance
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Workload expectations:
  • 500 hours clinical Placement

JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Mixed attendance
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Workload expectations:
  • 500 hours clinical Placement

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.