Master On Campus

Clinical Psychology

Australian National University

24 months
50400 AUD/year
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The Clinical Psychology program at the Australian National University is making breakthroughs in mental health prevention and treatment, from understanding how children and youth can build stronger and happier futures, to breaking down stigma so that those affected can live more fulfilling lives. 


During the Clinical Psychology program at the Australian National University, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the core areas of clinical psychology and develop practical skills that will underpin your career success.

Our contemporary training is founded on the scientist-practitioner model where clinical skills and interventions are considered on the basis of available scientific evidence and knowledge.

Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of the Master of Clinical Psychology graduates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Advanced knowledge of and the ability to critically evaluate theory in clinical psychology including a deep understanding of theories underlying assessment, diagnosis, case formulation, and the treatment of psychopathology across the lifespan.
  • An advanced level of skill in the application of psychological knowledge to a wide range of psychological problems and disorders across the lifespan.
  • An advanced level of skill in diagnostic interviewing and counselling and a high level of competence in the principles and practice of clinical assessment, diagnosis, case formulation, and psychological therapy.
  • An advanced level of skills in psychological testing and test data interpretation and in the writing of psychological reports.
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in the interpretation and critical evaluation of psychological and other research relevant to the broad field of clinical psychology practice.

Employment Opportunities

This degree is the fundamental professional qualification in clinical psychology, and will provide you with postgraduate clinical training to practise in a range of clinical settings such as hospitals, community health centres and private practice.

This degree can also form the basis of a career in other areas including corporate consulting, evaluation science, social policy, recruitment, mediation, and population health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Coursework 
  • Clinical Field Placement 
  • Clinical Research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 003116G 

  • A Bachelor degree in Psychology with Honours or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 70%
  • Entry to this program is highly competitive. The minimum academic requirement for entry is an honours degree in psychology at the IIA level or better. Entry by a fourth year postgraduate diploma in psychology will also be considered. 

However, diplomas must 

  • be of honours standard, 
  • contain a substantial research methodology component, and 
  • be accredited for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50400 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • All domestic undergraduate students, and some domestic postgraduate students, are Commonwealth supported. 

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
  • Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

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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