Master of Clinical Psychology

Master of Clinical Psychology

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: October 31
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 11
International tuition: A$40,000
Domestic tuition: A$6,566

Program overview

Study a Master of Clinical Psychology at UC and you will: learn to read, critique, evaluate and apply evidence from research and science into the practices of health care and health services enhance your communication skills in listening, speaking, explaining, and teaching develop detailed knowledge of normal function and development of the musculoskeletal, cardiothoracic, and neurological systems apply your knowledge and skill to assess, prevent, and treat developmental and degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal, cardiothoracic, and neurological systems understand and apply the professional ethics, responsibilities, values, and standards for the practice of physiotherapy develop excellent clinical analytical and reasoning skills.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time

Requirements

This course has an early closing date to submit applications by the 31st October of every year. Domestic applicants must apply through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (http://www.uac.edu.au/postgraduate/). Referee reports must be submitted through the Australian Psychology Post-graduate Program Reference Request System (https://www.psychologyreference.org/). Applicants must ensure they share the reference with the University of Canberra. If the reference is not shared we cannot access the referee report and the application will be deemed incomplete and not be processed further. Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: 1. A completed four year sequence in psychology accredited by APAC and completed within the last 10 years 2. A GPA of 6.0 or higher in fourth year psychology honours or graduate diploma course When no GPA is given for the honours year: - UC graduates - hold upper second class psychology honours (of at least 80%) - Non-UC graduates - hold first class psychology honours (of at least 85%) Additional Admission Requirements Applicants must also provide: - a current Curriculum Vitae (CV) - proof of eligibility for registration as a provisional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, and - two referee reports submitted through the Australian Psychology Postgraduate Program Reference Request System (https://www.psychologyreference.org/) Shortlisted applicants (domestic and international) will be required to attend an on-campus face-to-face interview in which their suitability for clinical practice will assessed. English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an Overall Academic IELTS score of 7.0 with no band score less than 7.0. Above requirements are the minimum standard and not negotiable. Entry is competitive and places limited. Shortlisting for interview is determined against the applicant's academically ranked place in the applicant list, and the referee reports. The thresholds for interview considerations vary each year in response to characteristics of the applicant pool. It is emphasised that meeting the minimum entrance requirements does not of itself guarantee an interview. Please note that it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that UAC and UC have the correct and most current information against which applications are assessed.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities for Clinical Psychologists are considerable, and UC graduates are in high demand across a wide range of services within the public and private sectors. For example: Private practice supporting members of the public Health departments, hospitals, and community practices National, state or local government or non-government organisations Welfare agencies, educational institutions, defense, justice and community services.

Campus location

Bruce , Australia

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