Psychologists are emerging as highly employable professionals in contemporary health services, given their strong grounding in effective interventions, solid assessment skills and their ability to devise and implement research. Clinical psychology remains the most popular specialisation within psychology both in Australia and internationally.
Employment growth for Clinical Psychologists is expected to be strong given the continued need for mental health services in the community.
You will be highly employable in a wide variety of areas, including private practice as a registered psychologist, and working in various public and private sector agencies in areas such as health, community mental health, justice, education, and disabilities.
This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and is recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia and the College of Clinical Psychologists at the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Once the course is completed graduates can apply to the Psychology Board of Australia for registration as a psychologist and for membership of the APS.
To obtain full endorsement in Clinical Psychology by the Psychology Board of Australia, graduates are required to complete additional practice under supervision as part of a registered program for endorsement.