Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Pursue your passion and upgrade your career to become a practising Clinical Psychologist with JCU’s Master of Psychology (Clinical).

Practical opportunities

Turn theory into practice

Enhance your career

Increase your expertise

Greater qualification

A step toward accreditation



  • Townsville: February




+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee

^estimated annual tuition fee

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


2 years full-time

Entry Requirements

Class 1 or 2A honours from AQF Level 8 bachelor honours degree accredited by the Australian Psychological Society; or equivalent. Must hold Provisional registration as a psychologist in Australia.

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Real stories

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    Billie McKeen

    Master of Psychology (Clinical)

    The subjects cover a wide range of skills in assessment, therapeutic intervention and research. The course ensures that students graduate ready for professional practice, with a high skill set and specialised understanding of psychology.

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    Dr Meegan Kilcullen

    Senior Lecturer, Master of Psychology (Clinical)

    We train clinicians to think critically, to be creative and flexible, and to be adaptive to any clinical environment, particularly in the tropics. We are dedicated to supporting students to become clinical psychologists who are self-reflexive and culturally responsive in their practice.

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    Ann Nicholls

    Manager Offender Development, Lotus Glen Correctional Centre, Custodial Operations

    It is great having JCU graduates on staff. The JCU school of Psychology clearly has experienced and knowledgeable lecturers, tutors and staff. The graduates bring a solid knowledge base, enthusiasm and energy to grow and build on their study, plus a genuine care to support the team around them.

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    Vidula Garde

    Director, Psychology, Townsville Hospital and Health Service

    It’s fantastic to have a local program training the psychologists of the future. Our Hospital and Health Service rely on great programs, like JCU's, to continue to produce contemporary, work-ready graduates who integrate well into our services.