Reflective Diary - PSYC5890

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2023 to 2024
Combined Autumn and Spring Terms 5 4 (2) Emma Travers-Hill checkmark-circle


Students will attend a series of talks relating to topics in Clinical Psychology. They will be required to keep a reflective diary across Stage 2 where they record reflections on the series of talks. This allows the students to have a record of activities for their CV, contributes to employability, and gives practice for similar requirements at PG level or in pursuing professional training in Clinical Psychology


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 10
Private study hours: 30
Total study hours: 40


Psychology with Clinical Psychology MSCi/BSC

Method of assessment

Pass/Fail Logbook 100%

Reassessment methods: Like-for-Like

Indicative reading

Reading list (Indicative list, current at time of publication. Reading lists will be published annually)

Bassot, B. (2016). The reflective journal (2nd edition). London: MacMiIllan Palgrave

Cutting edge journal articles will be made available for discussion as part of the module. These will be subject to change each year

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

8.1 Adopt multiple perspectives on issues concerning Clinical Psychology, and systematically analyse the relationships between them

8.2 Pose, operationalise and critique different perspectives on topics within Clinical Psychology

8.3 Present and evaluate individual reflections

The intended generic learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

9.1 Engage in reflective practice on professional development and career trajectory

9.2 Be sensitive to contextual and interpersonal factors

9.3 Use effective personal planning and recording to maintain a record of a series of research related activities


  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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