Master of Clinical Psychology (Extended) (coursework and dissertation)
The objective of this course is to produce psychologists who have the necessary academic and practical foundation, skills and experience to develop into competent clinicians grounded in the scientist–practitioner tradition. Such clinicians are skilled at developing therapeutic relationships with their clients and are competent to work productively and to the benefit of a wide range of clients across a broad variety of settings. Further, they have the skills needed to work professionally across a range of levels, from work with individual clients and their families to the planning and development of systems of service.
|Course title||Master of Clinical Psychology (Extended) (coursework and dissertation)|
|Course type||master's degree by coursework and dissertation|
|Status||not available in 2017|
|Administered by||Faculty of Science|
|Intake periods||Beginning of year only|
|Attendance type||full-time only|
|Credit points required||120|
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
|Professional accreditation||Master of Clinical Psychology (Extended) (coursework and dissertation) is accredited by: Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC).|
|Standard course duration||2.5 years|
|Time limit||6 years|
|Locations offered||UWA (Perth)|
|Domestic fee type||Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP|
|Course Coordinator(s)||Dr Werner Stritzke|
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
Note: This course is not available in 2017.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2017; |
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised
Take all units (120 points):
|S2||PSYC5530||Applied Research Methods|
|S2||PSYC5531||Assessment and Intervention—Adult Complex Disorders|
|N/A||PSYC5532||Clinical Psychology and Health 1|
|S2||PSYC5533||Clinical Psychology and Health|
|N/A||PSYC5534||Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology|
|S2||PSYC5535||Advanced Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology|
|S1, S2||PSYC5583||MPsych Research Dissertation Part 1|
|S1, S2||PSYC5584||MPsych Research Dissertation Part 2|
|S1, S2||PSYC5585||MPsych Research Dissertation Part 3|
|S1, S2||PSYC5586||MPsych Research Dissertation Part 4|
|NS, S1, S2||PSYC5663||External Practicum|
|NS, S1, S2||PSYC5664||External Practicum|
|S1||PSYC5672||Foundations in Clinical Skills I|
|S1||PSYC5673||Foundations in Clinical Skills II|
|S1||PSYC5674||Assessment and Intervention—Childhood Disorders|
|S2||PSYC5675||Assessment and Intervention—Emotional Disorders|
Note: This course is not available in 2017.
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. A student who does not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled, or who fails the same unit twice, will not have made satisfactory progress.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction
(a) all units above Level 3 attempted as part of the course that are awarded a final percentage mark;
(b) all relevant units above Level 3 undertaken in articulating courses of this University that are awarded a final percentage mark;
(c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.