What will I learn?
Gain the knowledge and practical experience to work as a professional clinical psychologist. With expert supervision in clinics, teaching hospitals and community settings, the course will give you the skills to work in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of psychological disorders. The Master of Clinical Psychology (MCP) is the path to professional specialisation in clinical psychology. By the end of this degree, you will have the highly developed knowledge base and strong clinical skills needed to work as a professional clinical psychologist in many clinical and community settings.
If you are enrolled full time you will complete the equivalent of 24 credit points, or four units of study per semester. You will be expected to attend all lectures, tutorials and other activities prescribed for you units of study.
The Master of Clinical Psychology degree is recognised in principle, by the New South Wales Department of Health as qualifying the holder for progression to the grade of Clinical Psychologist. The course is undergoing accreditation by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as a 5th and 6th year of training, and is an approved qualification for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists and the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA). The Psychology Board of Australia (PBA), through APAC, recognises the course for the purposes of registration and endorsement of practice in clinical psychology.
The MCP is accredited by the APAC as a fifth and sixth year of study, and is an approved qualification for Associate Membership of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA) and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency's (AHPRA) Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) also recognise the program for the purpose of registration and for endorsement of practice in clinical psychology. This program is recognised by the NSW Ministry of Health as qualifying the holder for progression to the grade of clinical psychologist.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Science
English Language Requirements: IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Paper based score of 565; TOEFL IBT: 85; PTE Academic score of 61; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 58; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 45; Cambridge English scale: CAE and CPE: 176.
Applicants must have completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited four year bachelor is degree with honours (or equivalent) from a university, with a recognised major in psychology, gaining at least an upper second class (2.1) honours (for the MCP and PhD it is likely first class honours will be required).
English language requirements: TOEFL paper-based: A minimum result of 592 overall including a minimum result of 5.0 in Writing TOEFL IBT: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 23 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 25 in Writing
Offered by this university
Australian Catholic University offers below pathways courses for this subject Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences)
A$44,500.00 (US$ 34,808) per year
5 March 2018
The University of Sydney Camperdown/Darlington Campus, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2006, SYDNEY, Australia