Psychology courses

Master of Clinical Psychology Macquarie University

4.0 out of 5 from 6 reviews
Masters Degree
Sydney
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Clinical psychologists are experts in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of psychological and mental health issues across the lifespan. They are most often involved in the design and implementation of treatment strategies in settings such as primary care, psychiatric hospitals, community based mental health services and private practice, but also may be involved in research and teaching.

This course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and training you'll need to practice as a qualified clinical psychologist. As a graduate, you'll be an expert in the delivery of a range of psychological therapies, and have additional skills to also engage in pursuits such as consultation, public policy, forensic testimony, and program development and administration.
Careers

There are a range of career opportunities available in hospital settings, private practice, consultancy and educational institutions.

Additional Information

Supervised practical placements are embedded in this course so you're able to build connections between theoretical knowledge and practical applica...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Master of Clinical Psychology Macquarie University based on 6 reviews
Rating
4.0
Job prospects
4.33
Teachers
4.17
Course work
4.33
Time worthy
4.0
Money Worthy
4.0



Student Reviews

February 2018
Year completed 2018

The course offers a lot of opportunities for networking and great research facilities (positive), but lacked good administration which made simple processes very frustrating (negative)

My advice to future students is: Be on top of your research, meet with your supervisor regularly even if you have done nothing.

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive: interesting course material, practical experience
Negative: unrealistic workload, limited placement opportunities

My advice to future students is: Go part time

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

Positive: working together and meeting people with similar passions/career ambitions, support/guidance from supervisors.

Negative: extremely demanding and challenging to finish within given time frame, stressful to juggle everything

My advice to future students is: Try to maintain a healthy work life balance, and it's ...

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive - strong cohort bond, cognitive-behavioral grounding

Negative - limited scope of other evidence-based therapies

My advice to future students is: Self care is critical, and take every opportunity to learn and experience different therapeutic modalities

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February 2018
Year completed 2019

I completed the Combined PhD/Master of Clinical Psychology.

Great clinical program. Highly evidence-based.

My advice to future students is: Consider how you will support yourself financially through degree. Take your time completing it if you need to.

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive - the course has a good balance of theoretical and practical learning opportunities. It’s a small cohort, and they really do demand competence before letting students “move on” to the next learning
Negatives - high demands of students. Many deadlines, lots of expectations and pressure. An almost impossible course t...

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