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Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology

  • ID:UWA610011
  • Level:Doctoral Degree (Phd, M.D., ...)
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$7,635.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$7,635.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  1. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology with an upper second class Honours (2A), or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  2. Applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. and
  3. Applicants must have secured a PhD supervisor from the School of Psychological Science at the time of submitting their application.

To be eligible to apply, you need to:

  • have obtained an APAC-accredited honours degree (or equivalent) in Psychology, with a mark of IIA or higher, and
  • find a PhD supervisor who is an academic staff member of the School of Psychological Science who agrees to supervise you if you are offered a place in the program, and agree on a basic outline of the research project you will undertake. We recommend you start looking for a supervisor at least two to three months before applications are due (that is, start talking to potential supervisors in July or August).

English requirements

For entry into this program, applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard. 

Other requirements


Course Information

The School of Psychological Science is a leader in clinical psychology training, with half a century of experience combined with a strong commitment to ongoing program innovation in health care. This combined course is intended for students who wish to acquire the skills to practice as a clinical psychologist, whilst making an original and substantial contribution to knowledge concerning clinical psychology through their doctoral research.

This course synthesises Master of Clinical Psychology and PhD training across a four-year period of study. If you’re motivated to become future leaders in the field of clinical psychology by developing and combining high-level skills in clinical practice and research, this course is intended for you. You’ll develop skills in ways that will enable you to both engage effectively in professional practice and significantly advance the discipline.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Take all units (72 points):

  • PSYC5511 Special Topics in Clinical Psychology (6)
  • PSYC5530 Applied Research Methods (6)
  • PSYC5531 Assessment and Intervention—Adult Complex Disorders (6)
  • PSYC5533 Clinical Psychology and Health (6)
  • PSYC5663 External Practicum (6)
  • PSYC5664 External Practicum (6)
  • PSYC5672 Foundations in Clinical Skills I (6)
  • PSYC5673 Foundations in Clinical Skills II (6)
  • PSYC5674 Assessment and Intervention—Childhood Disorders (6)
  • PSYC5675 Assessment and Intervention—Emotional Disorders (6)
  • PSYC5678 Practicum I (6)
  • PSYC5679 Practicum II (6)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Psychologist
  • Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professional
  • Health Promotion Officer
  • Health Researcher
  • Health and Welfare Sevices Manager
  • Program or Project Manager
  • Research Officer
  • Research and Development Manager
  • University Lecturer.

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