DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
NUS-UM: CURRICULUM SUMMARY
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Duration

YEAR 1 MODULES - COMPLETED IN MELBOURNE
NUS MODULE UM EQUIVALENT
NUS Module Title Semester NUS Module Credit* UM Courses covered UM Points* Semester
Research Proposal 2 8 Research Proposal 25 2
Graduate Research Methods 1 2 Graduate Research Methods 6.25 1
Psychological Assessment 1 4 Neuropsychological Assessment across the Life Span 6.25 1
Advanced Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis 6.25 2
Adult Psychopathology 1 4 Introduction to Psychopathology 6.25 1
Biological Psychology and Pharmacotherapy 6.25 2
Clinical Health Psychology 2 4 Psychology of Health Problems 6.25 1
Mental Health Issues in Later Life and Intellectual Disabilities 6.25 1
Psychological Intervention and Therapy 2 4 Basic Interventions 6.25 1
Cognitive Behavior Therapy 6.25 2
Child Psychopathology 1 4 Child Psychopathology 6.25 2
Advanced Psychopathology 6.25 2

YEAR 2 MODULES - COMPLETED IN SINGAPORE
NUS MODULE UM EQUIVALENT
NUS Module Title Semester NUS Module Credit* UM Courses covered UM Points* Semester
Clinical Placement 1 2 4 Clinical Placement 1 12.5 1
Ethics and Professional Issues 2 4 Psychosocial Perspectives on Disorders 6.25 1
Ethics and Professional Issues 6.25 1
Advanced Psychological Practice 1 2 Advanced Psychological Practice 6.25 2
Clinical Placement 2 2 4 Clinical Placement 2 37.5 2
Clinical Placement 3 1 4
Clinical Placement 4 1 4
Research Project 1 12 Thesis 37.5 3*
Year 1 + 2 Total 64 200

Modules Type of Training Module Credit
7 Coursework: Scientific Foundation of Clinical Psychology (41%) 26
4 Practical: Practice Skills for Clinical Competence (25%) 16
3 Research: Research Skills and Evidence-Based Practice (34%) 22
Total 64

*1 NUS Module Credit is worth 3.125 UM Module Points