Master of Clinical Neuropsychology

La Trobe University

This program prepares students for research and practice in clinical neuropsychology. In keeping with the scientist-professional training model, the course emphasises the application of research based on developments in the field of psychology.

Course Fee:

Australian: $58,000
International: $68,000

Entry Requirements:

Please check eligibility before submitting an online application: Postgraduate Psychology Program Self-assessment Checklist; Applicants should have: an APAC accredited Australian Bachelor's degree with a major in psychology and a minimum B grade average (70 per cent or above) or equivalent across all years; an APAC accredited fourth year program in psychology including a major thesis component with an upper H2A average (75 per cent or above); two academic referee reports; two professional referee reports; experience in volunteer work or work related to psychology; NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.


Content comprises 50 per cent coursework, 25 per cent practical placement and 25 per cent research. It includes lectures and seminars, practical placements, and a research project written up as a literature review and research paper.

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical neuropsychology

Further information:

Annual fee for provisional psychologist registration - A$419, subject to change.


The Master of Clinical Neuropsychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Graduates of the Master of Clinical Neuropsychology may be eligible to apply for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) as a psychologist. Specialist endorsement as a clinical neuropsychologist with the PsyBA is subject to additional registrar requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details. Graduates of the Master of Clinical Neuropsychology may apply for membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional bodies for details.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00115M

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info No Full time 2 years
Melbourne No info No Part time 4 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00115M

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