Students will be introduced to interviewing and intervention strategies, biological and neuropsychological perspectives on disorders, psychological assessment and therapies, ethics and issues in professional practice, as well as advanced research methods. In addition to the coursework, students will undertake a range of clinical placements and complete a thesis in an area related to clinical psychology.

Course Fee:

Australian: $38,752

Entry Requirements:

Successful completion within the last 10 years of an APAC accredited Honours year in Psychology with at least Honours upper 2A. Applicants who have met the academic threshold will be contacted by Charles Darwin University to provide two referee reports, a curriculum vitae, and a letter addressing why they are interested in the CDU course. Selected applicants will be further contacted to attend an interview which may be held in person or by Skype.


This course is a two-year full time course of 160 credit points comprising 40cp thesis, 30cp clinical placements and 90cp of coursework. It is not currently offered as a part-time course.

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Further information:

Successful applicants must register with AHPRA as provisional psychologists prior to commencement of studies.


This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and is approved by the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info No Online
Casuarina No info No Full time 2 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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