Master of Psychology - Clinical

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The Master of Psychology (Clinical) prepares graduates as clinical practitioners in psychology. The program combines coursework, practical experience under supervision and a research orientation to problem solving. Part-time (no less than half-time) is possible if suitable arrangements can be made.

Designed for

Graduates wishing to take further studies to become clinical practitioners in psychology


The Master of Psychology (Clinical) is a 72-unit program. The course is organised on a semester-based teaching. Students should note, however, that practicums can occur at any time over the year, including the summer. The first semester of the full-time course is taken up with formal teaching and basic skills training at the University. The remaining three semesters are a combination of University-based teaching programs, clinical placements, and completion of a research project.


  • Clinical psychology

Standard entry requirements

Applicants for the Master of Psychology (Clinical) normally must hold an honours degree at mid 2A level or better in psychology.


The course aims to equip graduates of the program to be eligible for Clinical College membership of the Australian Psychological Society so that they can practise as clinical psychologists. The requirements of such programs are made explicit by the Clinical College guidelines as well as the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bedford Park No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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