Australian Catholic University

Australia ,Melbourne | Melbourne, Strathfield

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 29328/year
  • IELTS: 6.5(6)
  • Master

Public Australian universities include Australian Catholic University (ACU). It maintains a campus in Rome in addition to its seven Australian campuses. Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney (Blacktown, North Sydney, Strathfield), with a Leadership Centre in Adelaide and another in Townsville, are just a few of ACU's seven campuses spread out across Australia. The university and the Catholic University of America, which is based in Rome, Italy, collaborated to launch the Rome Centre in 2015. The Strathfield Mount St. Mary Campus is a recognized historic site. A public institution, Australian Catholic institution was founded on January 1st, 1991. The Australian Catholic University was founded in eastern Australia as a result of the union of four tertiary Catholic institutions. The tertiary institutions were the Catholic College of Education in Sydney, New South Wales; the Institute of Catholic Education in Victoria; the Signadou College of Education in the Australian Capital Territory; and the McAuley College in Queensland. These higher education institutes were all founded sometime in the 1800s. In those days, religious organizations and institutes were actively involved in training teachers for Catholic schools and nurses for Catholic hospitals. Seven campuses make up Australian Catholic University, which is based in Brisbane, Queensland. Australia's Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Ballarat, Canberra, and Sydney (Strathfield and North Sydney) are where they can be found. The Rome Centre was established in 2015 thanks to a partnership between Australian Catholic University and the Catholic University of America. Four faculties can be used to group together all of the institutes and centers. Theology and philosophy (Christian thought, liturgy, moral theology, ethics, metaphysics, politics, biblical studies, Christian practice, ministry, religion studies, bioethics, philosophy of world religions, and epistemology), as well as the health sciences (environmental science, exercise science, midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, speech pathology, counselling, exercise physiology, mental health, nursing, paramedicine, public health, and social work) are among them.

ACU's two-year postgraduate Master of Psychology (Clinical) program entails academic coursework, hands-on training in evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention, and the completion of a research project. A general psychologist may register with The Psychology Board of Australia after successfully completing the course, and after completing an extra period of supervised practice, they may apply for an area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology. Professional Background: - Students are required to complete a 1000-hour practicum in a clinical setting, at least 400 of which must be spent directly interacting with clients. Placement of Work: - Three practicum placements are completed by students throughout the programme. Typically, the on-campus training clinic serves as the site of the first practicum. Students get experience in assessment, diagnosis, and therapy during this placement while being closely supervised individually and in groups by seasoned psychologists. A psychologist who is an approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia must oversee students. The majority of students do two six-month externships during the course's second year, once more with the guidance of a clinical psychologist with full endorsement. Placements at healthcare facilities, community mental health teams, non-governmental organizations, and private practice settings are among the practicum options. Careers: Graduates will be well-equipped to work in a variety of institutions and agencies offering psychological and mental health services as practitioner psychologists and professional researchers who interact with individuals, families, groups, and organizations. Clinicians in psychology frequently work in: - Hospitals - Centers for health care - Teams for community mental health - Private therapy - Academic environments

FEES: Tuition: $29328 per year

IELTS: 6.5(6) Academics: 2.8 GPA

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