Master of Clinical Psychology

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Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.

Register for our upcoming Postgraduate Information Sessions to explore where Postgraduate studies can take you.

We’ll be streaming live from October so you can hear from our academics and gain a better understanding of program content, admission requirements and career outcomes.

Make sense of who we are

Clinical psychologists offer psychological assessment and treatment for a wide range of mental health problems. This program is designed to provide you with training across a host of mental health issues and settings. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to effectively meet the diverse needs of clients.

At Western, our mandate is to develop your understanding through programwork, a research project, and 1,000 hours of supervised experience in clinical and other appropriate settings.

You will also explore the inner workings of the human mind, be given the knowledge and skills you need to understand dysfunctional behaviour and psychopathology, and learn how to implement effective evidence-based interventions, including cognitive behavioural therapy.

Professional accreditation

This program is fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, and the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists.

Learn from the best

Western has been ranked in the Top 200 Universities in the world for Psychology in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject. We are also ranked in the Top 175 Universities for Psychology in the Times Higher Education 2020 Subject Rankings.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $32,240*

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $38,400*

Delivery: On campus

 

 

Start your unlimited journey today.

"In addition to the excellent clinic and study facilities, I valued the experienced staff who taught me a wide variety of different treatment modalities and perspectives that provided an excellent base to continue to build my professional practice."

— Nicholas Szafraniec. Master of Clinical Psychology

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.