Master of Psychology - Clinical

The University of Adelaide

The Master of Psychology (Clinical) is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to practise as a registered psychologist and work with clients with high and low prevalent mental health issues including anxiety, depression, autism, disability, relationship issues and more. With small class sizes, face-to-face teaching and three work placements built into the degree; students develop professional competence under the guidance of highly experienced supervisors and academics who are also registered psychologists. These clinical placements, totalling over 1000 hours, offer the chance to develop practical skills with clients across all age ranges and provide networking opportunities with future employers in mental health and health care settings. This degree also has strong links to a professional community of clinical practitioners. Upon successful completion of the degree, graduates are eligible to apply for full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and find work in a wide variety of public and private settings. Further postgraduate clinical supervision is required to become an endorsed clinical psychologist. Prospective applicants should note that entry to this degree is competitive and strict quotas apply.

Course Fee:


International: $75,000

Entry Requirements:

Honours degree in Psychology; two referee reports, details of relevant work experience and details of any published works; interview

Structure:

This program commences in late January of the first year of study. Students enrolled in full-time study will complete seven courses of study and one placement during the first year and two further placements and the research project during the second year. The research thesis is in the form of a literature review and a research article of a specified length.

Subjects you can Study:

Psychology

Recognition:

The degree provides graduates with the tertiary-level education required to be eligible for registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. After a period of supervised registrar practice, graduates may apply for membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists and also endorsement by the Psychology Board of Australia as a clinical psychologist.

Who for:

Psychology graduates who wish to acquire professional qualifications in clinical psychology

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

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

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