Master of Psychology - Clinical

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

This program has been developed to meet the needs of Psychologists wishing to specialise in Clinical Psychology. It aims to provide advanced training in psychological assessment, clinical intervention and a range of professional skills within a scientist-practitioner framework.

Designed for

Psychologists wishing to specialise in Clinical Psychology

Structure

  • 16 units: 8 units coursework
  • 4 practical courses
  • 4 unit thesis

Subjects

  • Clinical psychology

Standard entry requirements

For Commonwealth Supported Places applicants must demonstrate that they have achieved a minimum of Second Class Honours Division A in an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited four-year honours program or equivalent as well as be eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a Provisional Psychologist. An exception to this Standard may be made for currently registered psychologists who can demonstrate current compliance with Registration Board CPD requirements seeking to gain a professional postgraduate qualification. Relevant prior professional experience and acquired skills will also be considered in the selection process through written application, references and an interview. For Full Fee paying applicants must have completed an Australian university two-year masters program accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) or USQ's MPPS Master of Professional Psychology and internship year as well as full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Places within this program are limited. Selection will be based on merit based selection process where applicants will be asked to address selection criteria in writing. If shortlisted, they will then be invited to attend an interview. All students are required to satisfy the English language requirements for Category 4.

Recognition

Psychology Board of Australia; Australian Psychological Society; College of Clinical Psychology

Study pathways

Articulate to: Master of Psychology/ PhD (Clinical Psychology)

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Toowoomba Domestic: $42,000
International: $51,070
No information available No No information available

Further information

The program is for full-time attendance on-campus, with mandatory workshops. Once the first 8 courses (or equivalent) have been completed full-time there may be some flexibility to negotiate a part-time enrolment pattern for the remaining courses.

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