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Clinical Psychology 

University of Canberra

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
Duration
36000 AUD/year
29500 AUD/year
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About

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology from University of Canberra is perfect for those looking to take their career to the highest levels and have both the passion and commitment to see it all the way through. 

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Overview

This course will help you complete all the requirements of masters-level professional training including; learning advanced assessment, evaluation, and intervention skills, and participating and publishing an independent research project - which in turn will allow you to register as a psychologist once you graduate.

This course will provide you with everything that you will ever need to start working as a practicing psychologist.

Study a PhD in Clinical Psychology from University of Canberra and you will:

  • use your knowledge of psychology and mental health to critically assess, diagnose, develop case formulations, treat and prevent psychological problems and mental health issues across the lifespan
  • understand your profession concerning the unique role of clinical psychologists in providing evidence-based psychological services, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, research and consultancy services across diverse settings
  • understand psychopathology, psychological psychopharmacology and psychological medicine, and neurological issues relevant to mental health presentations, diagnostic systems, health psychology and behavioural medicine
  • transform research and evaluation findings into policy, applied knowledge, and improved treatments
  • provide competent expert oral and written reports to various stakeholders on psychological matters for health, medical, medico-legal, and forensic purposes
  • competently work within a cross-cultural context
  • practice with children, adolescents, adults and older persons in a manner relevant to Clinical Psychology
  • conduct high-level advanced independent research on a topic of clinical relevance.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities for Clinical Psychologists are considerable, and UC graduates are in high demand in a wide range of services within the public and private sectors, such as:

  • private practice, supporting members of the public
  • health departments, hospitals, and community practices
  • national, state or local government or non-government organisations
  • welfare agencies, educational institutions, defence, justice and community services
  • agencies conducting research and evaluation
  • university departments of psychology.

Accreditation

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Psychological Practice 
  • Forensic Psychology for Clinicians 
  • Health Psychology for Clinicians
  • Practicum Placement 
  • EBT Children Adolescents and Families 
  • EBT Adult
  • Advanced Assessment and Intervention 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

108 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of successful completion, preferably within the last 10 years, of a four-year APAC-accredited sequence in psychology, 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 an honours 1 standard in their 4th year psychology Honours or Graduate Diploma course, or the equivalent. Evidence of research training and aptitude for research.
CRICOS Code: 065103M 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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