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PSY4090 Psychology Complementary Studies B

Short Description: Psych Complementary Studies B
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Professional Pathway Psych
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass

Other Requisites

To undertake the WIL Placement stream students must have completed PSY2105. To undertake the Capstone Project stream students must have completed 1st and 2nd year psychology courses or must be enrolled in the BSED.


This course offers two streams of project engagement from which students will choose ONE. The two streams are either: 1) Capstone Project, or 2) Work Integrated Learning (WIL).

The WIL Placement stream offers students the opportunity to critically apply and further develop the professional skills that they have acquired throughout the psychological skills courses. Specifically, Work Integrated Learning will consist of a community/industry/research placement of 100 hours duration. In addition to the placement, this stream also requires students to meet with the course examiner and complete a portfolio.

The Capstone Project stream provides the opportunity for a student to pursue 100 hours duration of supervised project that can consist of specialised investigations extending knowledge and skills in a certain area of psychology. The project may involve, for example, directed readings, extension of the project (where appropriate), or some other approved activity which would complement the student's studies in the program. In addition to the project engagement, students are required to meet with course examiner and complete a portfolio. Students enrolled in the Capstone Project stream will be provided with a list of available projects from which to choose.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 External
Date printed 7 December 2021