Postgraduate

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology - Research

This program involves concurrently completing the Master of Clinical Psychology and a PhD research program, providing graduates with a distinctive combination of clinical skills and research knowledge.

Careers and further study

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

Career Pathways

Psychologists work on a broad range of issues with clients, including children, adults, couples, families and organisations.
Psychologists work on a broad range of issues with clients, including children, adults, couples, families and organisations.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Alt content Psychologist Alt content Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professional Alt content Health Promotion Officer Alt content Health Researcher
This course could lead to these

Further Study

The Faculty of Science also offers a wide range of other postgraduate coursework and research courses.
The Faculty of Science also offers a wide range of other postgraduate coursework and research courses.

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.

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 - 2017
$36,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$144,000.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$34,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$138,000.00

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.

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.

Entry requirements

To be considered for admission to this course, an applicant must: 
(1) have an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology with an upper second class Honours (2A), or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA
(2) be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard
(3) have secured a PhD supervisor from the School of Psychological Science before submitting an application
 
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

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

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

The UWA School of Psychological Science is a leader in clinical psychology training, with half a century of experience combined with a strong commitment to ongoing program innovation in health care. This combined course is intended for students who wish to acquire the skills to practice as a clinical psychologist, whilst making an original and substantial contribution to knowledge concerning clinical psychology through their doctoral research.

About The Course

This program is based on a scientist-practitioner model of clinical psychology. The training it provides draws upon, and creatively combines, the UWA School of Psychological Science's long-standing excellence in both professional education and research achievement. The program will equip graduates with the clinical skills required to practice as clinical psychologists, and will provide them with a wide range of important research competencies.
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology - Research

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Students are expected to work at least 30 hours per week on their research throughout the year, in addition to their coursework commitments.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 01870
CRICOS code
  • 077710M
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology - Research
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Students are expected to work at least 30 hours per week on their research throughout the year, in addition to their coursework commitments.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 01870
CRICOS code
  • 077710M
Full time/part time duration
  • 4 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology - Research