48 months
36360 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Clinical Psychology program at the Swinburne University of Technology combines intensive high-level research training with training in the professional skills of clinical psychology. 

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Clinical psychology is a specialisation focusing on psychopathology and the assessment and treatment of clinical disorders across the life span.

Key facts:

Students from the Clinical Psychology program at the Swinburne University of Technology will develop advanced knowledge/skills and experience in psychopathology, assessment and therapeutic interventions for adults and children suffering from clinical disorders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counselling Theory and Skillsounselling Theory and Skills
  • Advanced Psychological Assessment
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Clinical Placement 
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Research
  • Child Psychopathology and Assessment
  • Systemic Family Counselling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 064191C

  • Completion of a four-year sequence of studies in psychology at first or upper second class level in a course or courses accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC), or equivalent overseas qualifications recognised by APAC, or a masters degree in psychology recognised by APAC 
  • Experience in face-to-face counselling or significant training in counselling skills e.g. Lifeline, Care Ring, counselling skills in tertiary programs or other appropriate work experience
  • Demonstrated possession of an appropriate level of knowledge and skill related to research. In accordance with the guidelines set by Swinburne Research, to have applied for and gained candidature approved by the Swinburne Higher Degrees Committee. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36360 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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