Master of Psychology Practice (Clinical)
About this course
Advance your knowledge and skills in the practice of clinical psychology.
Are you a registered psychologist with a passion for working with people with complex psychological disorders? ACAP’s new Master of Psychology Practice (Clinical) will give you the knowledge and skills for specialised area of practice in clinical psychology. This course will enhance your existing professional psychology skills required to assess, diagnose, formulate, treat, and prevent psychological problems and mental illness across the lifespan.
Upon graduation you can then complete a Psychology Board of Australia approved registrar program required for clinical psychology area of practice endorsement.
This course is conditionally accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
This course has been accredited by the Navitas Professional Institute (NPI) under its self-accrediting authority.
What you'll learn
Expertise in human behaviour forms the foundation of all our courses including our Master of Psychology Practice (Clinical)
The Master of Psychology Practice (Clinical) is designed for registered psychologists and extends knowledge and skills for working with people with complex psychological problems. Areas of study include:
- Foundations of Clinical Psychology
- Clinical Psychology Practice 1 & 2
- Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
- Essential Clinical Psychology Practices
- Applied Clinical Psychology Skills
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This course is comprised of a number of core units. Core units are compulsory subjects required to complete your degree.
There are no elective units available for this degree.
Applicants to the Master of Psychology Practice (Clinical) must be generally registered with AHPRA as a psychologist, with a minimum of 12 months practice as a registered psychologist with no conditions on their registration and a GPA of at least 5.2 in their most recent APAC accredited qualification. In addition, they must demonstrate achievement of Level 3 Professional Competencies as well as personal and professional suitability. The admissions process will include:
- Submission of an application form, CV, statement of personal learning objectives and two professional referees;
- Successful completion of an online quiz based on the National Psychology Examination curriculum;
- Participation in an interview.
You can apply for this course though the Equity and Access Scheme. Click here for further information.
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