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psy250 - Internship (Complete module description)
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Module label Internship
Modulkürzel psy250
Credit points 15.0 KP
Workload 450 h
Institute directory Department of Psychology
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Neurocognitive Psychology (Master) > Mastermodule
Zuständige Personen
Kranczioch-Debener, Cornelia (Module responsibility)
Kranczioch-Debener, Cornelia (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology. Module psy250 is only relevant for students who started their studies before winter term 19/20. (All other students study module psy251.)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Goals of module:
Students will obtain direct experience in the field of psychology. This includes being involved in the provision of psychological or neuropsychological services in real-life situations, such as neuropsychological testing or counselling in a hospital or mental health clinic, or conducting and contributing to psychological research. The internship should be chosen by the student such that it can provide a meaningful educational opportunity that will help students to decide on their preferred area of work.

++ expert neuropsychological/neurophysiological knowledge
+ interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking
+ experimental methods
++ ethics / good scientific practice / professional behavior
++ knowledge transfer
+ project & time management
Module contents
The student will work in a field of psychology of personal choice. The student will get to know and participate in the daily work routines of a psychologist.
Information on internships and necessary forms:
Languages of instruction English, German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency irregular
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
The internship lasts 450 hours (12 weeks). It can be performed at 2 different institutions with a minimum duration of 150 hours (4 weeks) for each part. Your supervisor must be a psychologist. Please note that details are regulated in the exam regulations. A blank internship certificate and the report form can be found on the programme website. To generate ideas, a folder with information on internships that other students have performed is available in the office of Dr. Cornelia Kranczioch.
Please note that, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, you have to hand in a risk assessment form before starting your internship. You can find this form in English or German in the list of supporting documents!
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method internship at (external) institution
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Individual; 2-3 possibilities per semester to present the internship to other students
The students have to hand in a written report (2-3 pages) and give a short presentation about their internship. They have to show a certificate from the institution at which they performed the internship. The internship is evaluated as pass/fail.
Form of instruction Practical training
Frequency SoSe und WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 0 h (
450 h attendance at internship institution