Master of Clinical Psychology

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Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field.

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Make sense of who we are

This course, designed to develop highly competent clinical psychologists, provides you with training in a range of diverse mental health issues and settings. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to effectively implement evidence-based interventions that meet the diverse needs of clients.

Recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, this course will open you up to the inner workings of the human mind. Give you the knowledge and skills to understand dysfunctional behaviour and psychopathology, and to implement effective evidence-based interventions, including cognitive behavioural therapy.

Develop your understanding through coursework, a research project, and 1,000 hours of supervised experience in clinical and other appropriate settings.

Professional accreditation

Emerge with qualifications that are recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Learn from the best

Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 150 Universities for Psychology, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $27,040*

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $35,480*

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"The fact that Western has one of the largest psychometric test libraries in the state was a deciding factor for me in choosing this degree."

— Sundeep Singh Dadabai, Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.