Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Students will be introduced to interviewing and intervention strategies, biological and neuropsychological perspectives on disorders, psychological assessment and therapies, ethics and issues in professional practice, as well as advanced research methods. In addition to the coursework, students will undertake a range of clinical placements and complete a thesis in an area related to clinical psychology.


This course is a two-year full time course of 160 credit points comprising 40cp thesis, 30cp clinical placements and 90cp of coursework. It is not currently offered as a part-time course.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion within the last 10 years of an APAC accredited Honours year in Psychology with at least Honours upper 2A. Applicants who have met the academic threshold will be contacted by Charles Darwin University to provide two referee reports, a curriculum vitae, and a letter addressing why they are interested in the CDU course. Selected applicants will be further contacted to attend an interview which may be held in person or by Skype.


This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and is approved by the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Casuarina Domestic: $38,752
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Further information

Successful applicants must register with AHPRA as provisional psychologists prior to commencement of studies.

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