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Master of Clinical Psychology (C04300)
Prospective students are welcome to apply in their final semester of undergraduate study.
If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or a humanitarian visa holder you can lodge your application quickly and easily online directly to UTS. Visit the UTS Postgraduate Admissions page to learn about how to apply and submit your application.
If your previous degree/s were completed overseas, please submit your application to Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) as UAC can verify your documents and calculate your GPA.
If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, you will need to apply through UTS International.
Applicants must have completed an accredited four-year Bachelor’s degree with ‘First Class Honours’ or ‘Second Class Honours, Division 1’ in psychology from a university recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
Psychology qualifications from overseas must be assessed by the Australian Psychological Society (APS) as equivalent to an Australian four-year undergraduate degree including Honours. The degree must include a major research thesis component.
Applications must include:
- A certified copy of any relevant academic transcript(s)
- A personal statement
A personal statement acts a cover letter for your Master of Clinical Psychology application. It should be between 100-500 words, and should outline why are you applying for the degree, what makes you a suitable candidate, and which of your skills and experiences are most relevant.
- Two (2) referee reports
Referee reports should be requested using the Australian Psychology Post-Graduate Program Reference Request System available at www.psychologyreference.org. Completed referee reports must be received by the Graduate School of Health within two weeks of application submission. It is essential that applicants have one (1) academic and one (1) professional referee. The cost of using this service is $25.00. For expiry dates please check the Psychology Reference Website.
- A CV to demonstrate previous relevant experience
- Any other relevant supporting documentation.
Entry is competitive and applicants are assessed on their grade point average (GPA).
Selected applicants will be required to undertake a short interview with a panel, and final offers are dependent upon interview rank. Applicants are assessed on communication skills, interpersonal skills, interest in clinical psychology, and commitment to clinical psychology as a career.
Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.
For further details on the Master of Clinical Psychology see the course information page.
Successful applicants will be required to:
- obtain provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
- acquire a Working With Children Check and an Australian National Police Check*
- complete a series of NSW Ministry of Health forms including a Code of Conduct and
- demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases
*International applicants, in addition to the requirements above, will be required to obtain a police certificate/criminal clearance from every country they have resided in. If a country does not issue police certificates/criminal clearances, applicants will be required to complete a Statutory Declaration for Overseas Students.
For further information please contact the Graduate School of Health.
To calculate the fees for this course, please visit the UTS fees website.
Doctor of Philosophy (C02060v1)
How to apply
Identify your proposed area of research, and potential supervisor/s. Future research students are encouraged to view the school's:
Make an enquiry to UTS Graduate School of Health. This helps us to connect you to a supervisor and start your application process.
The school’s research team will help guide you through this step.
Domestic students should follow the research degree application process outlined by the Graduate Research School.
International students should visit UTS International for comprehensive information on the application process, fees and English language requirements.
Expressions of interest are currently being sought for 2018 commencement.
Note: it is important for candidates to contact UTS Graduate School of Health and arrange supervision before the application is submitted.
Local students (citizens of Australia and New Zealand and permanent residents of Australia) currently have their course fees met through the Commonwealth Government’s Research Training Program . However, students are responsible for other fees incurred by their project (eg. software, photocopying, transport).
International students should visit the UTS International website for information on international student fees.