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Degree

Master of Clinical Psychology ( Coursework )

Course code: #7601

master

Degree

Master of Clinical Psychology ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $50,634 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    5.5 out of 7

  • CRICOS Code

    003116G

Highlights
clinical placement
Research

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 30-September-2022 2022-09-30

Overview

Master of Clinical Psychology

At ANU, they are making breakthroughs in mental health prevention and treatment, from understanding how children and youth can build stronger and happier futures, to breaking down stigma so that those affected can live more fulfilling lives.

Join ANU and help make the society a better place with the Master of Clinical Psychology.

You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the core areas of clinical psychology and develop practical skills that will underpin your career success.

The contemporary training is founded on the scientist-practitioner model where clinical skills and interventions are considered on the basis of available scientific evidence and knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Advanced knowledge of and the ability to critically evaluate theory in clinical psychology including a deep understanding of theories underlying assessment, diagnosis, case formulation, and the treatment of psychopathology across the lifespan.
  2. An advanced level of skill in the application of psychological knowledge to a wide range of psychological problems and disorders across the lifespan.
  3. An advanced level of skill in diagnostic interviewing and counselling and a high level of competence in the principles and practice of clinical assessment, diagnosis, case formulation, and psychological therapy.
  4. An advanced level of skills in psychological testing and test data interpretation and in the writing of psychological reports.
  5. Advanced knowledge and skills in the interpretation and critical evaluation of psychological and other research relevant to the broad field of clinical psychology practice.
  6. Advanced knowledge and skills in the application and implementation of appropriate research methodologies to advancing knowledge in both fundamental and applied issues in clinical psychology.
  7. Understanding of the principles and application of the scientist-practitioner model and evidence-based psychological practice to the field of clinical psychology.
  8. Knowledge and application of the ethical, professional, and legal frameworks relevant to the practice of clinical psychology.
  9. Advanced skills in communicating and working with other health professionals and non-professionals including a high level of ability in written communication (e.g., clinical and research reports) and oral communication (e.g., research, case presentations, seminars).
  10. Awareness, knowledge and skill in interacting and working with clients from diverse cultural settings including those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$62,334

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,668
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,700
Tuition 1 person $50,634

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)
  • Two Referee Reports
  • Supplementary form
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Interview

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
7
listening
7
writing
7
speaking
7
reading

TOEFL

100
24
listening
27
writing
23
speaking
24
reading

PTE

70
65
listening
65
writing
65
speaking
65
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo test Not accepted.

Cambridge  Not accepted.

IELTS Note:

The requirement of a minimum of 7.0 in each component can be met across two test sittings in a six month period, on condition that:

  1. The overall score is 7.0 on both tests; and
  2. There are no scores less than 6.5 in either test.

TOEFL Note:

The requirement of the minimum in each component can be met across two test sittings in a six month period, on condition that:

  1. The overall score is 100 on both tests; and
  2. There are no scores less than 24 in Writing, and 20 in Speaking and Listening, and 19 in Reading in either test.

PTE Note:

An overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 65 in each of the communicative skills.

Note:

The requirement of the minimum of 65 in each component can be met across two test sittings in a six month period, on condition that:

  1. The overall score is 75 on both tests; and
  2. There are no scores less than 58 in either test.

ANU College programs deliver pathways to ANU designed to help you successfully transition to undergraduate or postgraduate study. 

Academic English Preparation
Academic English Preparation (AEP) is a 10-week program focused on English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. 

AEP is designed to equip international students with skills and knowledge needed to live and work in Australia, and to successfully transition to other courses at ANUC. 

To enrol in AEP, you must have an IELTS of 5.0 (minimum 4.5 in each band) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 40 with a minimum of 12 in writing. 

Once enrolled, you must achieve a score of 60 per cent or more to successfully complete AEP. No additional IELTS is required to progress to Foundation Studies or ANU Access. 
ANU Access
ANU Access is a 10-week intensive program with a strong focus on academic English. 

To be eligible for ANU Access, you must have an overall IELTS of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 68 with a minimum of 18 in writing

A range of other English language tests are also accepted. Once you successfully complete the program you can enter your degree at ANU.


Academic background and requirement

  • Completion of an *APAC accredited Bachelor degree with Honours in Psychology or international equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5/7.0

or

  • Completion of an APAC accredited AQF Level 8 qualification, which must include a substantial research methodology component in Psychology, with a GPA of at least 5.5/7.0.
  • Two referee reports
  • Supplementary form and CV

Successful assessment of suitability which will be based on interview, supplementary form, CV and the referee reports.

Eligibility for provisional or full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia

*APAC: Australian Psychology Accreditation Council 

Recommendation

Completion of undergraduate courses in psychopathology, psychometrics and personality is highly recommended. 

As the Master of Clinical Psychology focuses adheres to the Scientist-Practitioner model of clinical training, prior coursework in statistics and research methodology is another important criterion, usually demonstrated by the successful completion of a fourth year thesis.

Eligibility for Provisional Registration with the Psychology Board of the Australia is a condition of entry into the Clinical Program.

Career opportunities

  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Family / Marriage Counselor
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Child Psychologist
  • Learning Disabilities Specialist

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