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The Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree at ACU is a two year postgraduate course consisting of academic coursework, practical training in assessment, diagnosis and intervention, and completion of a research project.
Successful completion of the course allows registration as a general psychologist and upon completion of an additional period of supervised practice, for area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology with The Psychology Board of Australia.
Combined Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Doctor of Philosophy:
ACU also offers the Master of Psychology (Clinical)/Doctor of Philosophy which combines professional training within clinical psychology with a research Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Students interested in this combined degree must first apply for and complete one year of the Master of Psychology (Clinical). During this year they should consult with their course coordinator to determine their eligibility for the combined degree.
Determination of students who meet the requirements to enrol in the combined Master/PhD program, and who will be offered a place, will be the responsibility of the course coordinator in collaboration with the Head of School and ACU Candidature Services.