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

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


UPDATE: 01/03/2018 - Timetable Allocation v2.0!

Hi everyone,

The updated timetable allocations for Geelong, Burwood, and Cloud(Online) students are below. You will need to know your student number to look up your allocation.

Please contact me if:
- you would like to change your timetable allocation
- you never submitted your timetable preferences
- you feel you did submit your preferences, but can't find your student number on the allocation

Burwood Timetable Allocation



Geelong Timetable Allocation


Cloud(Online)Timetable Allocation


All the best,



- All lectures for Trimester 1 will be held exclusively online, and will begin in Week 1 (week beginning 05/03).

- Pracs/seminars will begin in Week 1 for Psychological Assessment and Week 2 for Research Methods C. Both run weekly.

If you have any questions regarding timetabling, please contact Luke Barisic (luke@deakin.edu.au) in the School of Psychology.

Research Projects

The research project listing is now available from the following link:


You have until 11:59pm (AEDST) on Friday March 2nd to submit your preferences.

If you have any questions regarding research project allocations, please contact Luke Barisic (luke@deakin.edu.au) in the School of Psychology.


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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