48 months
36360 AUD/year
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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. Students of 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.

Career opportunities

Graduates are equipped for careers in clinical psychology in universities, research centres, psychiatric hospital settings, community mental health centres, and in specialist services for particular clinical groups, clinical rehabilitation services and private practice.

Aims and objectives

The program is designed to meet the strong demand for professionals who have completed a high level of training in clinical psychology and related skills, and who possess highly developed skills in undertaking research in clinical psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counselling 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


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 064191C

Completion of at least four years of studies in psychology at a high level of achievement in the last 10 years. For example:
  • A four-year (or equivalent) sequence of studies in psychology at first or upper second class level in a course; or
  • courses accredited by the Epicor have equivalent overseas qualifications recognised by the APS; and
  • 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.

International candidates must obtain:

  • a minimum IELTS overall band of 7.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 7.0; or
  • satisfactory completion of the Swinburne English Language Centre EAP Advanced level certificate at the postgraduate level (EAP5 Advanced level with overall 75% and all skills 75% or above); or
  • equivalent measures

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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