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Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

The University of Western Australia

24 months
19750 AUD/year
11700 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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If you’re looking to upskill in clinical psychology and you’ve completed a master’s degree or equivalent in clinical neuropsychology and are qualified with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) this bridging Clinical Psychology course from The University of Western Australia allows you to do that.  

Visit the official programme website for more information


You’ll be eligible for endorsement as a clinical psychologist with the PsyBA and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Board (AHPRA).

The usual part-time nature of this diploma will suit you if you’re working as a practicing psychologist. However, depending on the units you’ve have already taken, it may be possible to complete within one year.

Career Pathways 

This Clinical Psychology course from The University of Western Australia will prepare psychologists already qualified in Clinical Neuropsychology to become additionally qualified in Clinical Psychology. Clinical Psychologists work in a variety of clinical, research, and academic roles, including hospitals, counselling centres and private practice.


The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology has been awarded Conditional Accreditation by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) to provide an additional area of practice endorsement in Clinical Psychology for registered psychologists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment and Intervention—Adult Complex Disorders 
  • Clinical Psychology and Health
  • External Practicum 
  • Clinical Skills 
  • Assessment and Intervention—Childhood Disorders
  • Assessment and Intervention—Emotional Disorders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • an accredited Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, or an accredited Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology), or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA; and
  • two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA; and
  • a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19750 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39500 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    11700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23400 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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