Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. | Flinders University | Adelaide, Australia
48 months
39500 AUD/year
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The Clinical Psychology program from Flinders University is a four-year research degree consisting of a substantial and original piece of clinical psychology research, plus field placements and course work.  

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This Clinical Psychology program from Flinders University provides you with an opportunity to pursue doctoral-level research in a specialised area of clinical psychology.

Supervised field placements and relevant coursework enable you to be at the forefront of your chosen profession.

The course aims to produce highly qualified scientist practitioners in clinical psychology.

Your career 

Graduates of the Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) are eligible for registration as psychologists, and qualified to work in a range of mental health settings. They are also well-placed for careers in research, academic and policy settings.

Professional accreditation / recognition 

The program meets the requirements for general registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Upon graduating you can become eligible for membership of the College of Clinical Psychologists of the APS after completing post-degree supervision requirements as set out by the college. Completing approved post-degree supervision also allows you to practise as a clinical psychologist as set out by the Psychology Board of Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Clinical Child Psychology 
  • Counselling and Professional Issues  
  • Psychological Assessment 
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy  
  • Psychological Disorders and Psychopharmacology 
  • Advanced Applications of Evidence-Based Therapies  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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39 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 039996G  

  • Applicants must hold an approved honours degree or fourth-year equivalent qualification with honours class 1 or upper 2A in the field of psychology from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Candidates will be chosen based on interview, clinically relevant skills and experience, referee reports, and the ability to pursue doctoral-level research.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39500 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Domestic higher degree by research students are normally provided a Research Training Program fee offset to undertake their degree.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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