About this course
ACAP’s Master of Psychology (Clinical) provides the fifth and sixth year sequence of professional training in psychology required for general registration as a psychologist in Australia. Graduates of this course will be eligible for endorsement as clinical psychologists after completing a further two years of supervised full-time equivalent practice. The program equips graduates with the knowledge, skills, attributes and competencies they need to be able to undertake professional practice in a range of clinical settings with diverse client populations.
The Master of Psychology (Clinical) includes coursework, independent research leading to the submission of a thesis and practical placements. Students complete a minimum of 1,000 hours of practical/skills training at our on-campus clinic as well as external locations.
This course is accredited without conditions by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), the body that set the standards for psychology education in Australia.
Successful completion of a four year sequence in psychology accredited with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council within the last 10 years, with a minimum grade of second class Honours (2A) AND be eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a provisional psychologist, or
Currently registered as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and meet the Board's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
International student IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall score of 7.0 overall and all sub-scores completed in the last two years (or equivalent).