Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

Bridging degree to allow qualified Clinical Neuropsychologists to up skill in Clinical Psychology

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 psychologists already qualified in Clinical Neuropsychology to become additionally qualified in Clinical Psychology. Clinical Psychologists work in a variety of clinical, research, and academic roles, including hospitals, counselling centres and private practice.
This course will prepare psychologists already qualified in Clinical Neuropsychology to become additionally qualified in Clinical Psychology. Clinical Psychologists work in a variety of clinical, research, and academic roles, including hospitals, counselling centres and private practice.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology is a specific individual course.
The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology is a specific individual course.

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.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
48
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2017
$22,100.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$22,100.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$21,362.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$21,362.00

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.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Course Credit Points
48
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2017
$36,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$36,000.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$34,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$34,500.00

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.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) an accredited Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, or an accredited Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology), or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
and
(c) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA;
and
(d) a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA.
(2) 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.
(3) Invitation to attend an interview will be based on assessment of (1) (a) (b), (c), and (d), in alignment with the interview quota for the year.
(4) Eligible applicants who are interviewed will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in psychology practitioners.
(5) Admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants under (1) and (4) who fall within the intake quota for that year.
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

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
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

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Course details

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology serves as a bridging degree to allow individuals who are qualified as Clinical Neuropsychologists, with the Psychology Board of Australia and have completed at least a Masters Degree or equivalent in Clinical Neuropsychology, to up skill in Clinical Psychology, allowing them eligibility for endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA)/AHPRA.

About The Course

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology will usually be taken as a 2-year part-time, 48 point course.
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 53370
CRICOS code
  • 083847K
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 53370
CRICOS code
  • 083847K
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology