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Clinical Psychology - Advanced Entry

12 months
30320 AUD/year
25600 AUD/year
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University of Southern Queensland's Master of Clinical Psychology - Advanced Entry provides advanced training in psychological assessment and clinical intervention and has been developed for students wishing to gain registration as a Psychologist with an Area of Practice Endorsement in Clinical Psychology. 


With our University of Southern Queensland's Master of Clinical Psychology - Advanced Entry you can learn high-level clinical skills to become prepared for entry into the Clinical Registrar program leading to Clinical Endorsement.

About this Program

  • Our USQ Psychology and Counselling Clinics, located in Ipswich and Toowoomba, provide services for the community including therapy services, and, developmental and cognitive assessments for children, adolescents and adults of all ages. Services are provided by postgraduate students who are provisionally registered psychologists working under the supervision of our USQ Supervisory team, who are registered  Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists, and are approved supervisors under the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • The coursework component is offered as mandatory on-campus and online workshops. See the 'Degree structure' section for more details. 

Career outcomes

  • Graduates of this degree can work as a fully registered General Psychologist in the public and private sectors, and as a Clinical Psychologist following completion of the Clinical Psychology registrar program. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues

  • Comprehensive Psychological Assessment

  • Intervention Strategies

  • Psychology Practicum

  • Research Applications for Psychologists

  •  Adult Psychopathology

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology

  • Psychology Practicum 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


8 alternative credits




Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 0101390 

  • Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited masters (coursework) degree in Psychology, or have held General Registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia for a minimum duration of 12 months.

In addition, applicants are also asked to submit the following for consideration as part of their application:

  • provide two referee reports1 and a 1-2 page report which addresses the Master of Clinical Psychology
  • be assessed in a face-to-face interview with a panel of School staff, including completion of the USQ Psychology Competency examination.
  • provide an academic transcript demonstrating strong academic performance
  • provide a CV of your work and study history. Applicants who have not completed a four-year bachelor degree or Masters in Psychology degree within the last three years, will be required to demonstrate how they have maintained up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30320 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30320 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25600 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • External/Online: AUD 30320


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Clinical Psychology - Advanced Entry
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