Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time


Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

This course is for graduates of a four-year accredited psychology program. The primary aim is to provide a 5th and 6th year of supervised practice and structured learning to meet the requirements for general registration as a psychologist, and to prepare for entry into a registrar program leading to an area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology, with the Psychology Board of Australia. This degree The Master of Psychology (Clinical) provides a comprehensive program of study of the professional practice of psychology including assessment, intervention, communication and ethics. It also provides specialised training and supervised practice in the assessment and intervention skills of clinical psychologists. Supervised research is also undertaken over the two years of study.. What you will study The program includes subjects in clinical assessment and interventions, psychotherapy and research. Students are also required to complete a research project - facilitated by structured research subjects - in each of the two years of the program. Teaching methods include a combination of lectures, workshops, skills training, on-line and supervised work-based practicums, both at the University's Northfields Psychology Clinic and at external placements. The emphasis is on skills training and includes demonstration sessions, audio-visual recording of assessment and therapy, case presentations, role-play activities and feedback and reflection.


Average Score


7 overall and individual band scores of 7

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking