Master of Psychology - Clinical

Bond University

The primary objective of the Masters of Psychology (Clinical) Degree is to provide advanced education in the professional practice of psychology. The training is based on a scientist-practitioner model and is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and applied skills required by a registered practicing psychologist with an emphasis in the area of program specialisation (i.e., Clinical Psychology). The program draws from a range of theoretical perspectives informed by contemporary research and practice. The Masters by Coursework Degree integrates coursework, research and practical placement experience. Students complete a series of placement experiences under the supervision of highly qualified and experienced Supervisors, and apply best practice models to a professional standard. Upon successful completion of program requirements, graduates are eligible to apply for full registration as a Psychologist, full membership of the APS, and associate membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

Course Fee:

Australian: $78,318
International: $82,800

Entry Requirements:

Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited 4 year sequence of study in psychology (e.g. Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours); Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science or equivalent) within the last 10 years, and have achieved a minimum upper second class Honours (H2A), or equivalent. Applicants must also be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist. Applicants are assessed on academic performance, 2 referee reports, psychometric assessment, and personal suitability via interview. Students who have obtained their qualifications outside Australia must have their qualifications assessed prior to applying for this program and prior to applying for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia. Students must obtain provisional registration from the Psychology Board of Australia before commencing the program.

Structure:

16 Subjects: 7 Core Subjects; 1 Elective Subject; 4 Dissertation Subjects; 4 Practical Placements.

Subjects you can Study:

Counselling Psychotherapies and Clinical Skills; Advanced Psychological Assessment; Research Methods, Professional Practice and Ethics; Psychopathology and Therapy: Adults 1; Health Psychology; Psychopathology and Therapy: Adults 2; Psychopathology & Therapy: Families, Children & Adolescents

Recognition:

The program meets the requirements set out by the Psychology Board of Australia. Graduates will be eligible to apply for full registration after two years of provisional registration. Graduates will be eligible to apply for membership to the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and for associate membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00017B

Related Careers:

Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info Yes Part time 4 years
Gold Coast No info Yes Full time 2 years
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