Master of Psychology

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This coursework Masters prepares students for professional practice in clinical psychology, in particular, the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders. In addition to completing a research thesis, students complete coursework and professional placements in clinical psychology.


  • 15 Units
  • 240 Credit Points. Clinical or professional work placement.


  • Clinical psychology: Infancy, childhood and adolescence
  • Clinical psychology: Complex presentations
  • Family psychology
  • Clinical psychology for special populations
  • Clinical psychology: Health behaviours
  • Group-based psychotherapy skills

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have an Honours degree (First or Upper Second class) in an accredited fourth year course in psychology, with equivalents considered, and to submit a CV, a covering letter and two references (submitted independently of the students application) to meet the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accreditation requirements. Short-listed candidates will participate in a selection interview, either face-to-face or via teleconference. It is desirable that all applicants have work experience, as admission into the program is competitive.Students must attain an Academic IELTS with an overall band minimum score of 7.0 (no individual band less than 6.5). For equivalent language test requirements refer to ECU English Standards Policy.


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) have accredited this course.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $13,126
International: $66,870
No information available No
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

Related careers: Clinical Psychologist. Non-Standard Timetable: Students may be required to undertake coursework and placements outside of the normal semester timetable.

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