Master of Psychology

Curtin University

This course offers majors in Clinical Psychology or Counselling Psychology. It provides advanced professional training in each of these areas and is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Course Fee:

Australian: $56,400
International: $70,400

Entry Requirements:

Specifically, applicants require a four-year Bachelor of Psychology or equivalent, approved by the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Structure:

Core Units plus options/electives and majors/streams.

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical psychology; Counselling psychology

Study Pathways:

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.

Further information:

Curtin University course code: MC-PSYCH. This course provides students with advanced training in either clinical or counselling psychology, through a combination of coursework, practical placements and research. There are two majors available: clinical psychology and counselling psychology. The clinical psychology major provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to practise as a clinical psychologist, and focuses on understanding and applying contemporary evidence based practice in the assessment, treatment and prevention of mental health problems. The counselling psychology major prepares graduates in assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, children and groups. Counselling psychologists work with a wide range of mental health disorders and psychological difficulties.

Recognition:

Graduates of this course are eligible to register as Psychologists and commence supervision to apply for endorsement as Clinical Psychologists or Counselling Psychologists with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00301J

Related Careers:

Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus No info No Full time 2 years
Bentley - main campus No info No Part time 4 years

Curtin is Western Australia’s most preferred university and has more than 56,000 students across its campuses and online. New students can expect to become part of a forward thinking, international culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.

The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, humanities, health sciences, resources, engineering and related sciences. 

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen the university rapidly rise up the international rankings in recent years. In 2018 it was ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curtin was also ranked second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, and 42nd in the world for earth and marine sciences in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Global connections

Curtin has campuses in Perth, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore, as well as course delivery through more than 130 partner institutions worldwide.

In 2016, Curtin formed an alliance with one of the oldest and most revered universities in the world – The University of Aberdeen in Scotland – which will leverage the strengths and industry networks of both universities, particularly in energy research.

Research and development

Curtin leads a number of major international research projects and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Innovation Central Perth.

Learning reinvented

Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure graduates are prepared for today’s changing global market.

The university has also incorporated work integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so students can graduate with the skills and knowledge that employers want.

Curtin offers courses across a variety of study areas, including:

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Curtin has embarked on a 20-year plan to create ‘Greater Curtin’, which will see the university’s campus in Perth transformed into a major innovation precinct for the Asia-Pacific region. 

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Curtin is a hive of activity. Between classes, students can enjoy a range of activities including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and exciting campus events. 

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