4th Year

Welcome to your 4th year psychology studies at Deakin University! On this page, you will find news and updates on upcoming events for 4th year students as well as information about selecting a research project and some frequently asked questions.

Key Dates

Below are a list of key dates:
Monday January 29th 2018: Timetable preferencing system opens 
Thursday February 8th 2018: Timetable preferencing system closes for sorting
Monday February 12th 2018: Timetable allocations released
Thursday February 22nd 2018: Research project listing and preferencing system opens
Monday February 26th 2018: Deakin University O-Week begins
Friday March 2nd 2018: Research project preferencing closes for allocating
Monday March 5th 2018: Trimester 1 teaching period begins
Wednesday March 7th 2018: Research project allocations released

Friday June 15th 2018: T2 Timetable preferencing system opens 
Friday June 22nd 2018: T2 Timetable preferencing system closes for sorting
Monday June 25th 2018: T2 Timetable allocations released
Monday July 9th 2018: Trimester 2 teaching period begins (pracs/seminars for both units commence in Week 1)

2018 Psychology 4th Year Orientation Sessions

Orientation sessions for 2018 will be held in late February at both the Burwood and Geelong Waterfront campuses. These sessions are a great opportunity to learn more about the course, and ask any questions you may have.

Date: 22nd February 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Room: Lecture Theatre 2 (LT2) (I2.05)

Geelong Waterfront
Date: 23rd February 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Room: D2.194


The timetable allocations for Trimester 2 are now available:

Burwood Timetable
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Geelong Timetable
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Online Timetable 
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Please note that pracs/seminars for both units will begin in Week 1 (week beginning Monday July 9th).

Also, a reminder that Research Methods D will run an on-campus lecture this trimester at Burwood (Tue 18:00-19:50 in LT2 I2.05) and Geelong (Thu 15:00-16:50 in D2.193). Lectures for RMD are also available online. Lectures for Case Management & Professional Issues will be exclusively online.

If you are either unable to locate your student number in the spreadsheet, never entered your timetable preferences, or have any questions about your timetable allocation, please contact Luke Barisic (luke@deakin.edu.au), who can assist you.

Research Projects

Research projects have now been allocated for 2018.


Am I eligible to complete my 4th year studies part-time?

Domestic students are able to complete their 4th year studies part-time. International students cannot undertake study part-time.

I am a part-time student completing my research project in 2019. Do I need to submit my preferences now?

No, you don't need to submit your preferences this year.

Part-time students must undertake the coursework units in the first year and the research thesis units in the second year.

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