University of New England

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

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

Why study this course

  • 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

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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.

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

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

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 about 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 credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

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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)

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