Master of Clinical Psychology

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

The Master of Clinical Psychology program gives students the opportunity to learn from world-class experts and tackle big ideas while relating them to real-world contexts. ANU has a reputation for excellence in the areas of cognition and perception, developmental, clinical and health, and social psychology. Our students have access to clinical training through the ANU Psychology Clinic, a treatment and research centre offering specialised psychological services to the community. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the core areas of psychology and develop practical skills that will underpin career success. This program will prepare student's to practise in a range of clinical settings such as hospitals, community health centres and private practice, all while giving individuals a strong foundation for life-long professional learning.

Designed for

Honours graduates in psychology (H2A) wanting a career as a practicing Clinical Psychologist


96 units (48 units per year): coursework units, 4 clinical placements (1,000 hours), research project (12,000 words)


  • Clinical psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Psychology with Honours or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 70 per cent
  • Or Graduate Diploma in psychology with research and accreditation for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society. English language Requirements apply.


Accredited for full membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). It is also accredited for membership of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society though a further 2 years' supervised clinical practice may be necessary before full membership is given, depending on past clinical experience. In addition, the program fulfils the requirements of the Psychology Registration Boards in all Australian States and Territories.

Study pathways

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $64,320
International: $91,200
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  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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