PSYC654-24W (C) Whole Year 2024

Comprehensive Exam in Clinical Psychology

12 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 17 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 25 August 2024


Comprehensive Exam in Clinical Psychology

For students who have successfully completed Year 1 and 2 of the clinical psychology training programme, there will be a Comprehensive Exam at the end of the year consisting of one 3-hour written paper and one 30-minute oral exam.

This course is limited to students selected into the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology (PGDipClinPsyc).

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Timetable Note

Enrolled students are advised to consult the course outline on AKO|LEARN for detailed timetable information.

Course Coordinator

Martin Dorahy

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $888.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing .

All PSYC654 Occurrences

  • PSYC654-24W (C) Whole Year 2024