Course Description

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.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $40,360 per year full-time


2 years full time, 4 - 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Psychology postgraduate courses at University of Newcastle rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 62.2% (national average 72.6%)
Improved skills: 81.1% (national average 80.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 78.4% (national average 82.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Newcastle. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Psychology postgraduate courses at University of Newcastle had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 86.3% (national average 81.2%)
Studying full time: 4.5% (national average 15.0%)
Median full time salary: $89,000 (national average $75,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 098562M
University of Newcastle Code: 40187

Entry Requirements

Admission to this program is available through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). When lodging an application for this program please quote the relevant code:

  • For Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - 927805
  • For Full Fee Paying Place - 927806.

Admission to the degree is competitive. Applicants require the following in order to be considered for a place in the program:

  • Hold a four year, or three year plus a fourth year, Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited sequence in psychology, which has been completed in the last 10 years, with an upper second class Honours (2A) or above, or an overall GPA above 6.

    Median ATAR to receive an offer: 0
    Guaranteed entry ATAR: 0