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Psychology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
This Psychology course from Curtin University will provide you with advanced training in clinical psychology up to the sixth year level through a combination of coursework, practical placements and research.

About

Clinical psychology

This major will provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience you need to be eligible to start registration towards your future practice as an endorsed clinical psychologist.

You will be trained in evidence-based interventions to assess and manage a range of psychological issues and diagnosed clinical disorders such as anxiety and depression. You will also be trained in individual and group interventions.

What you'll learn

  • Apply psychology knowledge, principles and practice to achieve client-centred and evidence-informed outcomes
  • Generate effective solutions through critical analysis, reflective practice and professional reasoning
  • Critically appraise information and apply it to contemporary psychology theory and practice
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately to ensure positive and effective therapeutic and inter-professional relationships; use relevant documentation and reporting processes including the ethical disclosure of professional information
  • Evaluate and apply appropriate technologies to contemporary psychology practice
  • Develop and apply life-long learning skills to achieve professional competence; engage in research to further develop personal and professional knowledge and skills
  • Comply with APAC standards and practices through integration of local and global perspectives relevant to the field
  • Practice psychology in a culturally responsive and inclusive manner incorporating perspectives of multiple stake-holders
  • Work in a professional and collaborative manner to meet ethical and legal responsibilities

Why study the Psychology course from Curtin University

  • Our psychology graduates are highly regarded for the depth of their theoretical and practical knowledge and research skills.
  • Our teaching staff all have extensive experience and place importance on excellence in teaching.

Career information

This course provides access to a wide variety of employment opportunities. Graduates have obtained employment in range of high profile counselling and mental health services and hospitals. Many have attained management or senior roles in these organisations. Other graduates work in private practice where they are eligible to claim rebates for their clients from Medicare and most private health funds.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 006113J

  • Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. 
  • English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35200 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    32000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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