Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

Murdoch University

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24 months
32335 AUD/year
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Become a highly skilled clinical psychologist that can provide services in assessment, treatment, research and evaluation, at the individual and system levels with this Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology) course at Murdoch University.


This professionally accredited Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology) course at Murdoch University provides you with the education required to complete the 2-year higher degree pathway towards an endorsement in clinical psychology. If you are already working as a registered psychologist, you’ll gain specialist skills in clinical practice through this course.

Clinical psychology focuses on a strict scientist-practitioner model that emphasises a systematic problem-solving approach that will prepare you with the skills you need for working with a diverse range of clients. You’ll learn how to apply your skills and knowledge in clinical psychology and work with individuals and groups across the lifespan.  

You’ll learn through coursework, practicum, and research components, undertaking at least three practical placements to hone your skills in clinical psychology.

Career opportunities

Psychologists are emerging as highly employable professionals in contemporary health services, given their strong grounding in effective interventions, solid assessment skills and their ability to devise and implement research. Clinical psychology remains the most popular specialisation within psychology both in Australia and internationally.

Employment growth for Clinical Psychologists is expected to be strong given the continued need for mental health services in the community.

You will be highly employable in a wide variety of areas, including private practice as a registered psychologist, and working in various public and private sector agencies in areas such as health, community mental health, justice, education, and disabilities.


This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and is recognized by the Psychology Board of Australia and the College of Clinical Psychologists at the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Psychological Assessment: Theory and Method 
  • Clinical Psychology: Internal Practicum (Child, Youth and Family) 
  • Clinical Psychology: Internal Practicum (Adult) 
  • Clinical Psychology: Working with Children and Families 
  • Clinical Psychology: Neurodevelopmental & Neuropsychological Disorders Across the Lifespan 
  • Psychotherapy in Practice 
  • Clinical Psychology: Working with Health Problems 

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 079349G

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • A letter from the Australian Psychological Society showing that your Bachelor of Psychology degree is comparable to an Australian 4-year Bachelor of Psychology degree
  • A typed, signed 750-word Personal Statement
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae
  • Two referee reports - one academic and one personal

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32335 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32335 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

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