Master of Clinical Psychology

Australian National University (ANU)

The Master of Clinical Psychology program gives students the opportunity to learn from world-class experts and tackle big ideas while relating them to real-world contexts. ANU has a reputation for excellence in the areas of cognition and perception, developmental, clinical and health, and social psychology. Our students have access to clinical training through the ANU Psychology Clinic, a treatment and research centre offering specialised psychological services to the community. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the core areas of psychology and develop practical skills that will underpin career success. This program will prepare student's to practise in a range of clinical settings such as hospitals, community health centres and private practice, all while giving individuals a strong foundation for life-long professional learning.

Course Fee:

Australian: $64,320
International: $91,200

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree in Psychology with Honours or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 70 per cent; or Graduate Diploma in psychology with research and accreditation for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society. English language Requirements apply.


96 units (48 units per year): coursework units, 4 clinical placements (1,000 hours), research project (12,000 words)

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical psychology

Study Pathways:

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical).

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Accredited for full membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). It is also accredited for membership of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society though a further 2 years' supervised clinical practice may be necessary before full membership is given, depending on past clinical experience. In addition, the program fulfils the requirements of the Psychology Registration Boards in all Australian States and Territories.

Who for:

Honours graduates in psychology (H2A) wanting a career as a practicing Clinical Psychologist

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Full time 2 years
Canberra No info No Part time 4 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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