Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.
2 years full-time.
Face to Face
The Master of Clinical Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to practice as a clinical psychologist. Graduates will be knowledgeable, skilled and ethical practitioners capable of adhering to the 'scientist-practitioner' model of practice.
You will enhance your conceptual skills and apply advanced knowledge, principles and methods to relevant procedures, technologies and techniques in the professional practice of clinical psychology. You will work collaboratively and effectively with diverse clients, and be able to conduct, evaluate and present systematic research relevant to your field.
The University of Newcastle's Master of Clinical Psychology offers courses that will enable you to gain comprehensive knowledge in professional and ethical practice, counselling and clinical interventions, clinical neuropsychology, health psychology, and the clinical psychology of adults, children, and people with intellectual disabilities.
Key areas of study include:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
The Master of Clinical Psychology will prepare graduates to professionally practice as clinical psychologists and provide a broad range of psychological services to long-term patients to treat mild to complex mental health conditions.
Other career prospects may include: