Master of Clinical Psychology

Griffith University

This program will prepare individuals for a career as a clinical psychologist. Students will learn how to make decisions with regard to psychological assessments, case conceptualisations, interventions, research methodologies, organisational and systemic issues in mental health program development, and ethical professional practice. It has been designed to meet the requirements for eligibility for full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and entry to the Registrar program for the area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology. Completion of the degree also meets the requirements for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society's College of Clinical Psychologists.

Course Fee:

Australian: $47,000
International: $55,000

Entry Requirements:

Registered psychologists or who are eligible for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia. Admission decisions are based on the following criteria: Past academic performance and research experience; Referee reports; and An interview with clinical staff members.


160 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical psychology

Study Pathways:

The Master of Clinical Psychology can articulate to the Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology.

Further information:

It is a requirement that students enrolled in this program have and maintain either provisional or full registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia via the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA) for the duration of the program. Applicants are not permitted to defer an offer into the Master of Clinical Psychology program. If an applicant is unable to accept an offer, then they must re-apply for entry in the following year.

Who for:

Psychology graduates

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00233E

Related Careers:

Counsellor, Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info No Part time 4 years
Mount Gravatt No info No Part time 4 years
Mount Gravatt No info No Full time 2 years
Gold Coast No info No Full time 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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