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Overview

University of Canberra Psychology School Overview

Develop your practical and theoretical skills and knowledge of clinical psychology and psychology research with a Master of Clinical Psychology.

You will acquire in-depth psychological assessment, counselling and data analysis skills while learning about the different needs of adults, children, adolescents and families.

The research and practical placements during this two year course will provide you with the fifth and sixth years of training required for you to practice as a registered psychologist.

Canberra Psychology School

Entry Requirements

Evidence of successful completion, preferably within the last 10 years, of a four-year sequence in psychology that is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and approved by the Australian Psychological Society (APS), or its equivalent, so that the applicant is eligible for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society and registration with the ACT Psychologists’ Board. Applicants are expected to have achieved a Grade Point Average of 6.0 or higher in their 4th year psychology Honours or Graduate Diploma course.

Additionally, applicants for the Master of Clinical Psychology are also required to provide two referees’ reports and attend an interview. External applicants, from other universities, need to have honours class 1 in order to be interviewed.

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Registration Board refuses an application for provisional registration, the offer of candidature in the program will be rescinded – it is not possible to complete the program without holding provisional registration as a psychologist.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

Your professionally recognized qualification as a fully certified clinical psychologist enables you to work in:

  • clinical psychology in the public and private health systems
  • policy and research
  • youth work
  • consumer research
  • advertising and marketing
  • human resources
  • industrial relations
  • program co-ordination and welfare.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

This course provides the 5th and 6th years of training required for Membership of the Australian Psychological Society and for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists, and the two years of supervised practice required for full registration as a psychologist.

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.

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Master of Clinical Psychology
Length of Program:2 years full time
Intake:February
Prerequisites:Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited 4 year sequence of study in psychology
Interview:yes
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
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Country:Australia