Master of Psychology (Clinical) (MPCL) (Master Degree)

University of Southern Queensland Australia

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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
AUD 20000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 24320 per year

All study options

About Master of Psychology (Clinical) (MPCL) at University of Southern Queensland

USQ Master of Psychology (Clinical) provides advanced training in psychological assessment and clinical intervention. This degree offers much of the coursework component in three two-day workshops, for each course, spread over the semester. With a focus on rural clinical health, this degree has been developed to meet the needs of Psychologists wishing to specialise in Clinical Psychology, whilst forging a pathway to the Master of Psychology/PhD (Clinical Psychology).

Master vs Doctor?

Confused about the difference between a Masters and Doctoral degree in clinical psychology? Well, there is the obvious time difference (2 years vs 3 years), providing more time for practical placements. Students completing the Doctor also complete a dissertation and have the capacity to undertake independent, critical research and practice. Not sure which path to take? Keep in mind that students can articulate from the Masters to the Doctoral program.

Career outcomes

A lot of students who study psychology use it as a stepping stone to other careers, but graduates of this degree can work as a Clinical Psychologist.

Professional accreditation

Are you looking to achieve professional registration and full membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS)? Graduates of the Master of Psychology (Clinical) can apply for registration as a Psychologist and/or Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and APS after a period of supervised practice.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 20000 per yearInternational course feesAUD 24320 per year

Entry requirements for this course

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