24 months
39000 AUD/year
34400 AUD/year
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Studying the Master of Clinical Psychology offered at La Trobe University, you'll learn  practical skills and knowledge essential for a career in professional clinical psychology.  

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Studying the Master of Clinical Psychology offered at La Trobe University you'll also explore the ethical and professional issues associated with work in this field, and develop skills in writing professional-standard assessment reports suitable for a range of referral agencies or contexts.

During your clinical placement practicum, you'll perform clinic intake assessments and conduct case work with clients including face-to-face assessment and intervention with adults and children.

During your program you'll be required to work on a thesis, addressing a research question relevant to the field of clinical psychology. 

Working collaboratively with your research supervisor, you'll develop a research proposal and obtain ethics approval. There is potential to enrol in PhD research in the second year of the course.

Career outcomes  

This degree will provide you with the training required to apply for general registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) and to commence specialist registrar training towards clinical psychologist endorsement with the PsyBA. 

Clinical psychologists are equipped to work with children, adolescents and adults in a range of clinical settings including schools, hospitals, prisons, consulting firms, market research companies, academic and applied research facilities, and private practice.


The Master of Clinical Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Ethics and Skills for Professional Practice
  • Psychological Assessment 
  • Psychopathology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


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240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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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 code: 006277M  
  • APAC-accredited Australian Bachelor's degree
  • WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 75%
  • Applicants must have completed their degree within the last 10 years.
  • Specialisation - compulsory: Psychology
  • WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) H1 in Honours year
  • APAC-accredited fourth-year psychology program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    34400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34400 AUD per year during 24 months.

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.


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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