Comments about Master of Clinical Psychology - On Campus - Rockhampton - Queensland
The Master in Clinical Psychology program is designed for four year graduates who have completed an accredited four year program in psychology and who wish to complete an accredited Master in Clinical Psychology program at the year 5 - 6 level. Graduates are eligible for the purpose of registering as a psychologist in an Australian State or Territory. In the program, students will undertake 96 units of credit (12 courses each 6 units of credit per course reflecting taught and practical components; 2 courses each 12 units of credit per course reflecting the thesis requirement) to satisfy the requirements of the award. Specifically, students will complete advanced taught, practical and research training in clinical psychology. As part of their training, they will acquire knowledge, practice and research skills reflecting advanced training in clinical psychology. Additional specialist training in select areas including crisis management/post-traumatic stress disorder, problems of children and families, including anxiety disorders and disruptive disorders, or others may be additionally offered. Specialist areas offered will be through material embedded in coursework, practical placements and thesis research topics.
Two on-site placements (CQU Psychology Clinic) and two off-site placements (outside agencies)
The Master in Clinical Psychology program is designed for four year graduates who have completed an accredited four year program in psychology and who wish to complete an accredited Master in Clinical Psychology program at the year 5 - 6 level. The level of Honours and Grade Point Averages will be taken into account. Computing requirements It is a requirement of enrolment in the program that all students have access to the CQUniversity website via the Internet. Students will be expected to undertake various components of study in the program using email and the Internet.
Master of Clinical Psychology
Clinical psychologists are employed in a wide range of practice-related fields including outpatient, inpatient, counselling, educational, forensic, health and other settings that focus on assisting people across the lifespan, from children through to elderly. They are also employed in teaching and research settings. Clinical Psychologists work in both the private sector and they also are employed in the public sector, including hospitals, government departments and agencies.
To satisfy the requirements of the award, students must complete 14 compulsory courses.
As this is a professionally accredited program leading to registration as a psychologist, students may only:
1. defer their study for period of 2 terms (part-time) during their enrolment in the program with the approval of the Program Coordinator;
2. enrol twice in PSYC22003 Thesis I *; and
3. fail and repeat only one of the coursework components. A fail within a course includes withdrawal fail, WF and absent fail, AF.
Students enrolled in the Thesis I course, who withdraw after the census date, or who do not successfully complete the requirements will be automatically withdrawn from the Thesis II course.
* As noted in point 2 above, such students would have one further opportunity to successfully complete Thesis I course. Students may withdraw from Thesis II course with the approval of their supervisor and the Program Coordinator. These students must re-enrol in Thesis II the subsequent academic year term 2 in order to complete the original project proposed in PSYC22004 Thesis II without academic penalty.
Students who do not meet the above criteria will be withdrawn from the program.
Course Code Course Name
PSYC21002 Assrssment II
PSYC21004 Therapy II: Theory, Research, Practice
PSYC21006 Psychopathology II
PSYC21008 Clinic Team II
PSYC21001 Assessment 1
PSYC21003 Therapy 1: Theory, Research, Practice
PSYC21005 Psychopathology I
PSYC21007 Clinic Team I
Course Code Course Name
PSYC22002 Health Psychology and Rehabilitation
PSYC22004 Thesis II
PSYC22006 Clinic Team IV
PSYC22001 Research Methods in Clinical Psychology
PSYC22003 Thesis I
PSYC22005 Clinic Team III