Courses & Units

Professional Practicum 1 KHA730



This unit is a core unit in the M7Q Master of Professional Psychology degree.


Professional Practicum 1 will provide students with an opportunity to observe and practice the application of psychology within a structured and supervised setting.  The practicum will promote a scientist-practitioner model of the professional psychologist through simulated learning activities.

In this unit you will learn practice and process skills. Issues pertaining to ethical and professional conduct as a psychologist will be addressed. How to competently and skilfully interact with client will be covered. Further issues such as practicing within ethical codes and guidelines will be addressed.


Unit name Professional Practicum 1
Unit code KHA730
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology

Dr Mandy Matthewson (Coordinator)

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,445.00 090701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.



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Teaching Pattern

4-hour workshops weekly


5 x in-class 1-hour vivas (25%);

300 word reflective report (5%);

15 minute case presentation (45%);

File Notes (1500 words) (25%).

Students will be awarded an Ungraded Pass (UP)  grade on successful completion of this unit.

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