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.
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).
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- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Counselling and Professional Issues
- Psychological Assessment
- Clinical Practicum
- Neurobiological and Clinical Disorders in Childhood
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPsychology Clinical Psychology View 43 other Masters in Clinical Psychology in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 006277M
- Academic level
- Required grade average
- Eligibility (Compulsory)
- Specialisations (Compulsory)
- Personal Statement (Compulsory)
- Referee Report (Compulsory)
International39000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39000 AUD per year during 24 months.
National32800 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32800 AUD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
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