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Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

  • ID:UWA610120
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) an accredited Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, or an accredited Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology), or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;


(b) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;


(c) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA;


(d) a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA.

(2) 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.

(3) Invitation to attend an interview will be based on assessment of (1) (a) (b), (c), and (d), in alignment with the interview quota for the year.

(4) Eligible applicants who are interviewed will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in psychology practitioners.

(5) Admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants under (1) and (4) who fall within the intake quota for that year.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

If you’re looking to upskill in clinical psychology and you’ve completed a master’s degree or equivalent in clinical neuropsychology and are qualified with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) this bridging course allows you to do that. You’ll be eligible for endorsement as a clinical psychologist with the PsyBA and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Board (AHPRA).

The usual part-time nature of this diploma will suit you if you’re working as a practicing psychologist. However, depending on the units you’ve have already taken, it may be possible to complete within one year. 


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Course structure details


Take all units (48 points):

  • 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)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Psychologist

  • Academic

  • Clinical Psychologist

  • Health diagnostic and promotion professional

  • Health promotion officer

  • Health researcher

  • Health welfare service manager

  • University lecturer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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