UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

PSYC5547 MIOP Practical Placement 1 Part 1

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content The professional placement or practicum is an opportunity for students to develop professional competence in a work context. Students, on completion of the placement units, are able to demonstrate behaviour consistent with a beginning level of independent practice as an organisational psychologist.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) develop professional competence in a work context; (2) develop the ability to bring one's academic training to bear on practical problems in diverse situations; (3) develop a critical appreciation of the roles and functions of psychologists in organisations and the community; and (4) gain insight into the constraints which apply in work environments, and the relationships which exist between theory and practice.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) NPS assessment; (2) individual Case Study Facilitation; and (3) class Participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Karina Jorritsma and Liz Pritchard
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (coursework and dissertation) (53580) or the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (01880/54580) ); and at least 24 points completed with a minimum of 18 points from Psychology units
Contact hours seminars: 3 hours per week for 8 weeks.
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/PSYC5547/SEM-2/2017
Note Students enrolled in an APAC accredited program must hold provisional registration as a psychologist. It is the students' responsibility to ensure registration eligibility. Enrolled students are also responsible for maintaining provisional registration for the duration of their enrolment in the program.

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