University of New England

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

University of New England
Institution rating
4.4
Duration
From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
March

Course description

  • Gain the skills and attitudes required for general registration as a psychologist in Australia
  • Develop advanced knowledge of the principles and practice of applied clinical psychology
  • Enjoy hands-on learning through 1000 hours of clinical work placements

Recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • Hold an AQF Level 8 four-year Bachelor honours, AQF Level 7 three-year Bachelor plus an AQF Level 8 fourth-year Bachelor honours or Graduate Diploma, in an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited sequence in Psychology at the level of at least second class division one honours or equivalent obtained within the preceding 10 years*; OR
  • Hold an AQF Level 9 Master of Professional Psychology from the University of New England; OR
  • Hold General Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia without conditions for a minimum of 12 months; have completed a minimum of 12 months practice in the role of Psychologist with General Registration

*An exception to the 10-year rule may be made for currently registered psychologists who can demonstrate current compliance with the Psychology Board of Australia continuing professional development requirements.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Armidale
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

Course details

Entry requirements
  • AQF Level 8 (Bachelor Honours) qualification or above in Psychology at the level of at least second class division one honours (or equivalent); OR
  • Master of Professional Psychology from UNE; OR
  • Completed a minimum of 12 months practice in the role of Psychologist under General Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia
LocationOnline, New South Wales
Next start dateMarch
Duration2 years
Study modeOnline, On-campus
Education institutionUniversity of New England
Work placement

Students are required to complete 1000 hours of clinical work placement

PriceThe course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you’ll learn

Become trained in:

  • The principles and practice of applied clinical psychology
  • Diagnostic interviewing and counselling
  • Clinical assessment, diagnosis and case formulation
  • Psychological testing
  • Health and rehabilitation interventions
  • Individual and group clinical interventions
  • Research and evaluation
  • The legal and professional frameworks for practice

Course content

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more information on the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of New England can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Students are required to complete 1000 hours of clinical work placement


Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or work placement.

Career Insights

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Clinical Psychologist
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Student ratings of University of New England courses

University of New England
4.4
(215 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
92%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
91%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.4
Course content compared to what was expected
4.4
Balance between theory and practical work
4.1
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.4
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.4
Assistance to help you find a job
3.4
Quality of online study portal
4.5
Transparency of course fees
4.5

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Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

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University of New England

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

You may wish to discuss the following with University of New England:

  • Course price
  • Available study options at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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