Master of Clinical Psychology Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Clinical Psychology
Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology [Exit Point Only]

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Master of Clinical Psychology MClinPsych

Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology PostgradDipClinPsych

Availability

Master of Clinical Psychology (1715PY)

Online - Bathurst

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Master of Clinical Psychology

Full-time: 2.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Clinical Psychology

Applicants must possess:

  • personal suitability to undertake professional practice as a psychologist
  • a four-year APAC-accredited qualification in psychology at Honours 2A level or better (or an equivalent qualification)
  • full registration as a psychologist
     

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Clinical Psychology

N/A

Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology [Exit Point Only]

N/A

Articulation

The Master and Postgraduate Diploma [Exit Point Only] make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Clinical Psychology

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 128 points.

Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Course Structure

The course includes twelve 8-credit point coursework subjects, four 0-credit point placements, and four 8-credit point dissertation subjects.

Core subjects

PSY533 Foundations of Clinical Psychology (8cp)
PSY534 Clinical Psychopathology (8cp)
PSY535 Adult Assessment (8cp)
PSY536 Adult Interventions 1 (8cp)
PSY537 Child Assessment (8cp)
PSY538 Child Interventions 1 (8cp)
PSY539 Adult Interventions 2 (8cp)
PSY540 Clinical Research Methods (8cp)
PSY541 Clinical Neuropsychology (8cp)
PSY542 Child Interventions 2 (8cp)
PSY543 Clinical Health Psychology (8cp)
PSY544 Clinical Psychology in Practice (8cp)
PSY545 Clinical Psychology Placement 1 (0cp)
PSY546 Clinical Psychology Placement 2 (0cp)
PSY547 Clinical Psychology Placement 3 (0cp)
PSY548 Clinical Psychology Placement 4 (0cp)
PSY560 Masters Dissertation 1 (8cp)
PSY561 Masters Dissertation 2 (8cp)
PSY562 Masters Dissertation 3 (8cp)
PSY563 Masters Dissertation 4 (8cp)

Key Subjects

PSY533 Foundations of Clinical Psychology
PSY534 Clinical Psychopathology
PSY535 Adult Assessment
PSY536 Adult Interventions 1
PSY537 Child Assessment
PSY538 Child Interventions 1
PSY539 Adult Interventions 2
PSY540 Clinical Research Methods
PSY541 Clinical Neuropsychology
PSY542 Child Interventions 2
PSY543 Clinical Health Psychology
PSY544 Clinical Psychology in Practice
PSY560 Masters Dissertation 1
PSY561 Masters Dissertation 2
PSY562 Masters Dissertation 3
PSY563 Masters Dissertation 4

Enrolment Pattern

Part-time progression
Year 1
Session 1

PSY533 Foundations of Clinical Psychology (8cp)
PSY534 Clinical Psychopathology (8cp)
Session 2
PSY535 Adult Assessment (8cp)
PSY536 Adult Interventions 1 (8cp)
PSY545 Clinical Psychology Placement 1 (0cp)

Year 2
Session 1

PSY537 Child Assessment (8cp)
PSY538 Child Interventions 1 (8cp)
Session 2
PSY539 Adult Interventions 2 (8cp)
PSY540 Clinical Research Methods (8cp)
PSY546 Clinical Psychology Placement 2 (0cp)

Year 3
Session 1

PSY541 Clinical Neuropsychology (8cp)
PSY560 Masters Dissertation 1 (8cp)
Session 2
PSY561 Masters Dissertation 2 (8cp)
PSY542 Child Interventions 2 (8cp)
PSY547 Clinical Psychology Placement 3 (0cp)

Year 4
Session 1

PSY543 Clinical Health Psychology (8cp)
PSY562 Masters Dissertation 3 (8cp)
Session 2
PSY544 Clinical Psychology in Practice (8cp)
PSY563 Masters Dissertation 4 (8cp)
PSY548 Clinical Psychology Placement 4 (0cp)

Full-time progression
Year 1
Session 1

PSY533 Foundations of Clinical Psychology (8cp)
PSY534 Clinical Psychopathology (8cp)
PSY537 Child Assessment (8cp)
PSY538 Child Interventions 1 (8cp)
PSY545 Clinical Psychology Placement 1 (0cp)
Session 2
PSY535 Adult Assessment (8cp)
PSY536 Adult Interventions 1 (8cp)
PSY539 Adult Interventions 2 (8cp)
PSY540 Clinical Research Methods (8cp)
PSY546 Clinical Psychology Placement 2 (0cp)

Year 2
Session 1

PSY541 Clinical Neuropsychology (8cp)
PSY543 Clinical Health Psychology (8cp)
PSY560 Masters Dissertation 1 (8cp)
PSY561 Masters Dissertation 2 (8cp)
Session 2
PSY542 Child Interventions 2 (8cp)
PSY544 Clinical Psychology in Practice (8cp)
PSY562 Masters Dissertation 3 (8cp)
PSY563 Masters Dissertation 4 (8cp)
PSY547 Clinical Psychology Placement 3 (0cp)
PSY548 Clinical Psychology Placement 4 (0cp)

Residential Schools
Please note that the following subjects may have a residential school component.
PSY533 Foundations of Clinical Psychology
PSY534 Clinical Psychopathology
PSY535 Adult Assessment
PSY536 Adult Interventions 1
PSY537 Child Assessment
PSY538 Child Interventions 1
PSY539 Adult Interventions 2
PSY540 Clinical Research Methods
PSY541 Clinical Neuropsychology
PSY542 Child Interventions 2
PSY543 Clinical Health Psychology
PSY544 Clinical Psychology in Practice
PSY560 Masters Dissertation 1

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

PSY545 Clinical Psychology Placement 1
PSY546 Clinical Psychology Placement 2
PSY547 Clinical Psychology Placement 3
PSY548 Clinical Psychology Placement 4

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

PSY533 Foundations of Clinical Psychology
PSY534 Clinical Psychopathology
PSY535 Adult Assessment
PSY536 Adult Interventions 1
PSY537 Child Assessment
PSY538 Child Interventions 1
PSY539 Adult Interventions 2
PSY540 Clinical Research Methods
PSY541 Clinical Neuropsychology
PSY542 Child Interventions 2
PSY543 Clinical Health Psychology
PSY544 Clinical Psychology in Practice
PSY560 Masters Dissertation 1

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Clinical Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council as a fifth and sixth year course in psychology, and is approved by the Psychology Board of Australia. It is also approved  by the Australian Psychological Society for the purposes of eligibility for entry into the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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