The Master of Psychology (Clinical) prepares graduates with eight core professional psychology capabilities:
(1) understanding the discipline of psychology;
(2) ethical, legal and professional aspects of psychology practice;
(3) psychological assessment and measurement;
(4) psychological intervention strategies;
(5) research and evaluation for psychology practice;
(6) communication and interpersonal skills for psychology practice;
(7) psychology practice in a cross-cultural context;
(8) psychology practice across the lifespan.
In addition, graduates of the MPsych(Clin) study specialist areas of clinical psychology and graduates will be prepared:
(1) to work across a variety of clinical settings;
(2) to evaluate and treat people experiencing or being affected by mental health problems, mental disorder and mental illness;
(3) to contribute to the development of the profession;
(4) to select and use evidence-based procedures and techniques and to critically evaluate their own clinical practice as well as research evidence.