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Macquarie University Psychology School graduate entry


KOM Consultants are the official Canadian representative for Macquarie University in Australia. Canadian applications to Macquarie University’s Psychology School programs are submitted directly through KOM Consultants 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.


Macquarie University Psychology School Overview

This degree is the professional training course for those who want to practice as clinical psychologists. It equips you to become a high calibre practitioner who is well grounded in theory and practice, and capable of moving across a range of clinically oriented areas.

This course offers a variety of subjects including psychopathology, cognitive behaviour therapy, and clinical psychopharmacology. It ensures you become capable of working in a variety of clinically oriented areas and assuming full independent professional responsibility through supervised practical placements. It gives you access to the Macquarie University Psychology Clinic as well as other research and training facilities including the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic.

Macquarie Psychology School

Entry Requirements

  • Recent APAC accredited Australian level 8 qualification in psychology (with first class or second class honours division one) or recognized equivalent 
  • Eligibility for provisional or full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia 
  • Applications for this program are competitive. Satisfying the admission criteria does not guarantee a place in the program

Under the Australian National Law, students must obtain provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia before they commence their program of study, and for the duration of the program. In the event that the Registration Board refuses an application for provisional registration, the offer of candidature in the program will be rescinded – it is not possible to complete the program without holding provisional registration as a psychologist.

Career Opportunities

There are a range of career opportunities available in hospital settings, private practice, consultancy and educational institutions.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

The Macquarie University Master of Clinical Psychology course has been designed to be consistent with the requirements for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists, which is the benchmark for professional clinical psychology practice in Australia.

The The Macquarie University Master of Clinical Psychology degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and approved by the College of Clinical Psychologists. Completion of the Master of Clinical Psychology leads to registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and endorsement as a clinical psychologist in Australia.

Canadian psychology license are regulated by each province, so graduates applying to licensing in Canada will be required to contact each province’s licensing body you want to practice in. For a list of provincial licensing websites visit http://www.cpa.ca/accreditation/PTlicensingrequirements/.

KOM Consultants understands the process and requirements needed to enter the profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information.

All students applying directly through KOM will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

Award Title:Master of Clinical Psychology
Length of Program:2 years full time
Prerequisites:Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited 4 year sequence of study in psychology
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
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