Faculty of Education

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mrs Janene Swalwell


This is a unit for professional clinical experience in the Master in Professional Psychology course. Students complete the required number of days and the activities specified in the practicum manual for this unit. Students' learning is supported by professional experience advisers. This unit tracks the requirements for completing professional experience in the course. This unit is designed to support psychological training on a 5+1 basis.


Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. complete the required number of days of professional experience and the activities specified in the practicum manual for this unit
  2. compile a practice log and an e-journal which records their self-reflections on their developing professional practice and learning
  3. achieve a satisfactory level of progress in their development as provisional psychologists in line with the requirements outlined in the practicum manual and the practicum report from the students' University professional experience advisers (or relevant academic staff).


300 hours of supervised practice/observation


This unit is graded pass grade only (PGO)
Successful completion of 300 placement hours

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

300 hours of scheduled placement activities during the semester