Master of Psychology (Clinical)

James Cook University Singapore

Program Description

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

James Cook University Singapore

The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice and a pathway for registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia and Singapore and membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

The programs in Australia and Singapore are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and graduates are eligible for membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

The professional programs encompass 3 main components:

  • Academic Coursework
    The coursework modules are usually delivered in weekly teaching sessions and some may be delivered in workshop format (e.g. two 3-day workshops). Students are actively engaged in presentations, role-plays, practice assessments and group discussions.
  • Supervised Practica
    There is a total of 1,000 practical hours for the Masters program, which are conducted in the JCU Singapore Psychology Clinic and in external clinical settings.
  • Research Thesis
    A research project focusing on an area of clinical psychology is conducted and written up as a conventional research dissertation.

Note: This program is only available for Singapore citizens, Singapore PR or Dependant Pass Holders

Disclaimer: Please refer to the Psychology Board of Australia and Australian Psychological Society website for recent updates on registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia

Subjects

Year 1, Semester 1: 12 credit points

  • Psychological Assessment
  • Working with Clients
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Evaluation and Research

Year 1, Semester 2: 13 credit points

  • Methods of Intervention 1
  • Child and Family Therapy
  • Practicum 1
  • Research Thesis A

Year 2, Semester 1: 13 credit points

  • Health and Rehabilitation
  • Methods of Intervention 2
  • Practicum 2
  • Masters Thesis B (Part 1 of 2)

Year 2, Semester 2: 10 credit points

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Practicum 3
  • Masters Thesis B (Part 2 of 2)

Career Outcomes

The career of a professional clinical psychologist is potentially an enriching and rewarding one with many opportunities in both the public and private sectors. Clinical psychologists are also involved in training development, human resource management, consultancy and research.

Tuition Fees

S$61,632 (Domestic*)

*Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding Student's Pass)
Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 4, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2018
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2 - 4 years
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61,632 SGD
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Singapore - Singapore
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