Master of Clinical Psychology

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K

This program provides a thorough training in the knowledge and skills necessary to understand a range of mental health issues experienced within diverse contexts and to implement a range of effective evidence-based interventions (including cognitive behavioural therapy) that are tailored to clients' needs and preferences. The scientist-practitioner model of training will be adopted to equip you with specialised competencies through completion of specified coursework, a research project and 1,000 hours of supervised practice in clinical and other appropriate settings.

Designed for

Graduates interested in training to become a clinical psychologist

Structure

160 credit points

Subjects

  • Clinical psychology

Standard entry requirements

Applicants will be subject to competitive selection based on academic excellence and capability for practitioner competence evaluated by interview, external referees' reports, and consideration of relevant professional experience.

Recognition

This program is fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bankstown International: $76,796 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Bankstown International: $84,672 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Penrith International: $76,796 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Penrith International: $84,672 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

To be considered for admission applicants must have an undergraduate honours level of class 2 upper level (2A or 2.1 Honours) or equivalent and an excellent undergraduate record. An indicative academic achievement based on entry in previous years is a grade point average of 5.5 or higher (counting Year 1 to 3 as 50% and Year 4 as 50%). Special requirement prerequisites apply. See WS website for details.

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