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Psychology (Clinical and Forensic Psychology)

Swinburne University of Technology

Doctorate On Campus
48 months
Duration
35300 AUD/year
32640 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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Start date

About

The Psychology (Clinical and Forensic Psychology) program at the Swinburne University of Technology combines intensive high-level research training in clinical psychology and training in forensic psychology by way of coursework, clinical placements and a research thesis concerned with clinical forensic psychology.

Overview

The Psychology (Clinical and Forensic Psychology) program at the Swinburne University of Technology will train highly qualified researchers and clinicians who can work in clinical and forensic psychology domains.

The programme

Overall the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical and Forensic Psychology) degree comprises:

  • Research (thesis and embedded research in the coursework)
  • Coursework component and
  • Placement component

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counselling Theory and Skills
  • Advanced Psychological Assessment
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Research
  • Forensic Psychology, Children and Families
  • Forensic Psychology, Theory and Practice 
  • Professional Ethics and Psychopharmacology                       
  • Health and Forensic Psychology (Civil) 
  • Clinical and Forensic Placement 
  • Research Project (Clinical and Forensic) 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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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Credits

100 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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

CRICOS code 083182B

  • A four-year degree from an Australian university and to have completed 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 Society
  • 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, and
  • Demonstrated possession of an appropriate level of knowledge and skill related to research. In accordance with the guidelines set by the Swinburne Graduate Research School, to have applied for and gained candidature approved by the Swinburne Higher Degrees Committee. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35300 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32640 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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