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Psychology (Clinical)

Australian Catholic University

24 months
27912 AUD/year
6680 AUD/year
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The Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Australian Catholic University is a two year postgraduate course consisting of academic coursework, practical training in assessment, diagnosis and intervention, and completion of a research project. 

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Successful completion of the course allows registration as a general psychologist and upon completion of an additional period of supervised practice, for area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology with The Psychology Board of Australia.

During the course, students complete three practicum placements. The first practicum usually occurs in the on-campus training clinic. During this placement students gain experience in assessment, diagnosis and therapy under close individual and group supervision conducted by experienced psychologists.


Graduates of the Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Australian Catholic University  will be well-prepared for work as practitioner psychologists and skilled researchers who work with individuals, families, groups and organisations in a range of institutions and agencies providing psychological and mental health services.

Clinical psychologists often work in:

  • hospitals
  • health care centres
  • community mental health teams
  • private practice
  • academic settings


This course is currently accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice in Psychology
  • Practicum Skills
  • Evidence-Based Practice for Psychologists
  • Psychological Assessment 
  • Therapeutic Skills
  • Adult Clinical Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

CRICOS: 084338A 

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  • 1.i. a Bachelor degree with honours in accredited psychology course with minimum of IIA honours completed in the last 10 years; OR
  • ii. a Bachelor degree with accredited four year major study in psychology completed in the last 10 years;


  • 2.i. a Bachelor degree with accredited three year major study in psychology and satisfactory completion of an additional year of accredited study in psychology, or equivalent, with an overall mark equivalent to IIA Honours; OR
  • ii. qualifications and experience assessed as equivalent by the selection committee;

Tuition Fee

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    27912 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27912 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6680 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • $6680 CSP
  • A small number of postgraduate coursework degrees have Commonwealth supported places available; however, these are very limited. 

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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