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Clinical Psychology

Macquarie University

24 months
38800 AUD/year
29200 AUD/year
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The Clinical Psychology program at Macquarie University will provide you with the skills, knowledge and training you'll need to practice as a qualified clinical psychologist. 


Clinical psychologists are experts in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of psychological and mental health issues across the lifespan. 

They are most often involved in the design and implementation of treatment strategies in settings such as primary care, psychiatric hospitals, community based mental health services and private practice, but also may be involved in research and teaching.

As a graduate from the Clinical Psychology program at Macquarie University, you'll be an expert in the delivery of a range of psychological therapies, and have additional skills to also engage in pursuits such as consultation, public policy, forensic testimony, and program development and administration.

Key features 

  • This course will provide you with the qualifications you need to work within a range of clinically oriented areas.
  • You'll undertake a wide range of units in psychopathology, cognitive behaviour therapy and psychological assessment.
  • Supervised practical placements are embedded in this course so you're able to build connections between theoretical knowledge and practical application.
  • You'll have the opportunity to train alongside renowned clinicians and researchers within the state-of-the-art Macquarie University Psychology Clinic and other research and training facilities, including the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic, as well as in other organisations in Sydney, regional New South Wales and interstate.

Career Opportunities

There are a range of career opportunities available in hospital settings, private practice, consultancy and educational institutions.


The degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and approved by the College of Clinical Psychologists. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Evaluation
  • Clinical Psychology Practical Placement 
  • Clinical Psychology Professional Practice
  • Clinical Psychology Therapy  
  • Clinical Psychological Assessment 
  • Child and Adult Psychopathology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • International - We recommend applying early for your course to ensure you have adequate time to arrange your student visa.


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 001396M  

  • Recent APAC accredited Australian level 8 qualification in psychology (with first class or second class honours division one) or recognised equivalent
  • Eligibility for provisional or full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38800 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29200 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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