University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Master of Clinical Psychology

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B

USQ Master of Clinical Psychology provides advanced training in psychological assessment and clinical intervention and has been developed for students wishing to gain registration as a Psychologist with an Area of Practice Endorsement in Clinical Psychology. The coursework component is offered as mandatory on-campus workshops, with mid-week workshops at USQ Toowoomba and Saturday workshops at USQ Ipswich. Learn high-level clinical skills to become prepared for entry into the Clinical Registrar program leading to Clinical Endorsement. Gain practical experience in USQ's Psychology and Counselling Clinics, located in Ipswich and Toowoomba, and provide services for the community including therapy services, and, developmental and cognitive assessments for children, adolescents and adults of all ages.

Designed for

Psychologists wishing to specialise in Clinical Psychology


16 units: 12 coursework units and 4 practicum units


  • Clinical Psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited AQF Level 8 4-year bachelor degree, or equivalent
  • Hold, or be eligible for, immediate Provisional Registration or General Registration from the Psychology Board of Australia. In addition, applicants must: provide two Referee Reports
  • Provide a 1-2 page report which addresses the Master of Clinical Psychology selection criteria
  • Be assessed in a face-to-face interview with a panel of School staff
  • Provide an academic transcript demonstrating strong academic performance
  • And provide a CV of their work and study history. Applicants who have not completed their four-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, within the last three years will be required to demonstrate how they have maintained up-to-date knowledge and skills in the area of Psychology since completion of their four-year bachelor degree, or equivalent.


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

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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