Postgraduate

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology - Research

Continue your psychology studies in Western Australia's only postgraduate training course in Clinical Neuropsychology.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course will prepare you for opportunities in research and academic settings, as well as clinical work as a Neuropsychologist.

This course will prepare you for opportunities in research and academic settings, as well as clinical work as a Neuropsychologist.

This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

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Further Study

The Faculty of Science also offers a range of courses in both coursework and research.
The Faculty of Science also offers a range of courses in both coursework and research.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Higher degree by research – onshore students

Course Credit Points
192
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2016
$34,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$138,000.00
Annual Fee - 2017
$36,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$144,000.00
Annual Fee - 2018
$37,300.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$149,200.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—1) an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology with an upper second class Honours (2A), or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(2) Applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Course-specific English competency

For entry into this program, applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
Admission requirements

Referee reports

Applicants must ask two academic referees to provide reports using the National Online Referee System. Ensure you give your referees enough notice to meet the deadline of 31 October 2017. This system is the same across all Australian universities. To be able to use the system, you will need to have an active subscription. The subscription allows you to access the service during 2017-2018 intake from 1 August 2017 to 30 July 2018. The cost is $25 and can be paid for through the 'My account' section in the payment tab of the National Online Referee System.

Applicants must also provide the following information with their application:
Brief personal statement outlining the reasons for applying for the program (maximum of one page).
Curriculum vitae summarising any occupational or practical experience of relevance to the program.
Names and contact details (telephone numbers and email addresses) of the two nominated academic referees that will be completing the referee report.

 
Admission requirements

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

This course aims to produce psychologists who have the necessary academic and practical foundations, skills and experience to become competent clinicians grounded in the scientist-practitioner tradition. This is achieved through the provision of specialist training in clinical neuropsychological assessment, research and intervention skills.

About The Course

Students take units in basic neuroscience and clinical psychology, and in the methods, findings, and theories of clinical neuropsychology. This program is intended for students who are motivated to become future leaders in the field of clinical neuropsychology by developing and combining high-level skills in clinical practice and research, in ways that will enable them both to engage effectively in professional practice and to significantly advance the discipline.
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology - Research

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 01890
CRICOS code
  • 077708E
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology - Research
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 01890
CRICOS code
  • 077708E
Full time/part time duration
  • 4 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology - Research

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Yong Xiang Yeo

Yong Xiang Yeo