Master On Campus

Clinical Psychology

La Trobe University

24 months
39000 AUD/year
32800 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. 


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 include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 
  • Counselling and Professional Issues 
  • Psychological Assessment 
  • Clinical Practicum 
  • Neurobiological and Clinical Disorders in Childhood 
  • Psychopathology  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 006277M 

  • Academic level
An APAC-accredited Australian Bachelor's degree with a major in psychology and an APAC-accredited fourth-year program in psychology
  • Required grade average
A Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 75% or above.A Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of H1 or above at Honours year level.
  • Eligibility (Compulsory)
Applicants must have completed their degree within the last 10 years.
  • Specialisations (Compulsory)
  • Personal Statement (Compulsory)
All applicants must complete and submit a Personal Statement.
  • Referee Report (Compulsory)
Submit three referee reports with your application. At least one of these should be from an academic referee, and at least one from a professional referee (i.e., you can submit two academic referee reports and one professional referee report, or one academic referee report and two professional referee reports).

Tuition Fee

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

    32800 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32800 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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