Graduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology

Graduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology [Exit only]

Handbook year

2020

Course code

84107

Course type

Graduate Diploma (AQF level 8)

Division

Division of Tropical Health and Medicine

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

The Graduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology may be awarded to students exiting a Master of Psychology (Clinical) or the Doctor of Psychology (Clincal Psychology) prior to completing the requirements of that course, provided they meet the award requirements outlined below.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Not applicable - the course is an exit qualification only

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology, graduates will be able to:

  • Adapt and apply advanced theoretical knowledge and technical skills in a range of clinical contexts, including tropical, Indigenous, and rural and remote.

  • Review, critically analyse, and synthesise theories, evidence-based practice and ethical considerations to plan and design safe and effective assessment and interventions for client groups of varying age, gender, culture, and socioeconomic status.

  • Communicate effectively in the transfer of knowledge and skills with a variety of audiences.

  • Reflect critically on the practice of one’s self, with responsibility and accountability to plan ongoing professional learning.

CORE SUBJECTS

Select 24 credit points from List 1 or List 2

List 1

PY5301:03 Professional Practice

PY5302:03 Evidence-based Practice

PY5303:03 Mental Health Disorders Across the Lifespan

PY5304:03 Assessment in Psychology

PY5305:03 Biopsychosocial and Cultural Models in Health

PY6301:09 Clinical Psychology Placement A

PY6401:03 Clinical Psychology Masters Research Proposal

List 2

PY5001:03 Psychological Assessment

PY5003:03 Adult Psychopathology

PY5006:03 Clinical Neuropsychology

PY5007:03 Health and Rehabilitation

PY5011:03 Methods of Intervention 1

PY5012:03 Methods of Intervention 2

PY5013:03 Working with Clients

PY6015:03 Child and Family Therapy

Campus

Course available at

Notes

Singapore

Exit Only

Townsville

Exit Only

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Credit

Eligibility

Students who have been granted credit for previous tertiary study towards the Master of Psychology (Clinical) or Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points unless part of an approved course articulation process

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Award title

GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Approved abbreviation

GDipClinPsych

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Nil