The University of Melbourne

Master of Psychology - Clinical Psychology/ Doctor of Philosophy

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy program enjoys an excellent reputation as one of the premier clinical psychology programs in the country.The program aims to produce graduates with a strong knowledge base in psychopathology, combined with a high level of skill and acumen in culturally responsive assessment and treatment of psychological conditions that can present across the lifespan.Therapeutic skills are taught primarily within a broad cognitive-behavioural framework within didactic, individual and group-based clinical contexts.The course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), providing the required sequence of subjects for graduates wishing to attain generalist registration as a psychologist in Australia as well as competency in knowledge and skills relevant to the clinical psychology specialisation.


The MPsych/PhD combines the thesis requirements of the PhD degree with the coursework and placement components of the Master of Psychology degree. It normally requires four years of full-time study.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • An Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited four-year undergraduate sequence in Psychology, namely a three-year major in Psychology as part of an undergraduate degree plus a fourth-year Honours specialisation in Psychology, with a weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%), or equivalent
  • Andan interview
  • Anda personal statement
  • Andnomination of three referees.


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville International: $231,436 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Parkville.

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