PSYC671-24A (C) Any Time Start 2024

Internship in Clinical Psychology A - Part-time

30 points

Start/End Date: The start and end dates are specific to each student. For further information please contact one of the following (as appropriate):
  • For Masters theses please contact the relevant Faculty Office.
  • For Doctoral degrees (PhD) please contact the Graduate School.
  • For other types of anytime start courses (i.e. generally courses worth 60 points or less) please contact the Course Coordinator.
Withdrawal Dates
The withdrawal dates for this course (both with and without fee refund) will be confirmed once a) the course start date and b) course length is confirmed. Students are advised to consult the department for further information.


Opportunity for students to apply the science and practice of clinical psychology in a practical setting, and to develop their bicultural competence through a combination of teaching, kaupapa Maori cultural supervision, and opportunities to work with tangata whai ora and kaupapa Maori services. The internship year is normally two full-time half-year clinical placements or, with permission of the Clinical Director, two part-time one year clinical placements (PSYC671 and PSYC672). Limited to students already admitted to the clinical psychology programme.

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.


(1) PSYC651, PSYC653, PSYC654 (2) Entry is subject to approval of the Head of Department



Timetable Note

Enrolled students should consult the course outline available on AKO|LEARN for more detailed information.

Course Coordinator

Caitlin Aberhart


Enrolled students should consult the course outline available on AKO|LEARN for more detailed information.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Seymour, Fred. et al; Psychology and the law in Aotearoa New Zealand ; 2nd; Wellington, New Zealand : New Zealand Psychological Society, 2018.

Waitoki, Waikaremoana W. et al; Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand ; 3rd ed;

These Textbooks are required, you need to have access to them, but you do not have to own them.

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,219.00

* 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 PSYC671 Occurrences

  • PSYC671-24A (C) Any Time Start 2024