The Master of Clinical Psychology is designed to develop competent clinical psychologists.
This course provides thorough training in a range of mental health issues experienced within diverse contexts, and equips you with the skills and knowledge required to implement effective evidence-based interventions that are tailored to clients' needs and preferences.
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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.
Emerge with qualifications that are recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
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Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $35,480*
Delivery: On campus
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As a clinical psychology graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Clinical psychology (with further study)
- Health departments and hospitals
- Mental health and community centres
- Rehabilitation and alcohol centres
- Family and community services
- Research and academia
Clinical Psychologists make assessments and diagnose major mental illnesses and psychological problems. They provide treatment by using a range of techniques and therapies with demonstrated effectiveness in treating mental health disorders.
Academia involves being a Lecturer and/or Tutor as well as undertaking world-class research in psychology. As a teaching academic you prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study and conduct research in 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.