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Hobart, Launceston


This unit aims to introduce students to a range of psychiatric disorders including psychological symptoms, theoretical models, assessment and evidence-based treatments. Consideration is given to a range of cognitive-behavioural strategies employed by clinical psychologists in the treatment of various mental health conditions. Students will participate in both face-to-face and self-directed practical classes, which will facilitate their understanding of a range of psychological and psychiatric disorders.

Summary 2021

Unit name Clinical Psychology
Unit code PSY305
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology

Dr Christine Padgett

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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About Census Dates




PSY124 or KHA111

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KHA200, KHA220, KHA254, KHA255, KHA354, KHA355, KHA305


Teaching Pattern

Lecture: 2 hours weekly

Practical: 2 hours weekly


Assessment Task 1: Test or quiz, online practical quiz, 30 minutes: Weight 10%

Assessment Task 2: Case Study, 5 pages: Weight 40%

Assessment Task 3: Examination, 2 hours: Weight 50%

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