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Course and Subject Handbook 2024 Courses Postgraduate Courses Graduate Certificate of Clinical Psychology [Exit only]

Graduate Certificate of Clinical Psychology [Exit only]

Handbook year

Information valid for students commencing in 2024

Course code

84111

Course type

Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)

Owner

Academy

College

Healthcare Sciences

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

The Graduate Certificate of Clinical Psychology may be awarded to students exiting a Master of Psychology (Clinical), or the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) prior to completing the requirements of that course, provided they meet the award requirements outlined below.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Not applicable - the course is an exit qualification only

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Clinical Psychology, graduates will be able to:

  1. Adapt and apply advanced theoretical knowledge and technical skills in a range of clinical contexts, including tropical, Indigenous, and rural and remote
  2. Review, critically analyse, and synthesise theories, evidence-based practice and ethical considerations to plan and design safe and effective assessment and interventions for client groups of varying age, gender, culture, and socioeconomic status
  3. Communicate effectively in the transfer of knowledge and skills with a variety of audiences
  4. Reflect critically on the practice of one’s self, with responsibility and accountability to plan ongoing professional learning.

Course Structure

Select 12 credit points of subjects from List 1

List 1

:03 Professional Practice

:03 Evidence-based Practice

:03 Mental Health Disorders Across the Lifespan

:03 Assessment in Psychology

:03 Biopsychosocial and Cultural Models of Health

PY5006:03 Clinical Neuropsychology

PY6015:03 Child and Family Therapy

Location

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

番茄社区 Singapore

Exit Only

番茄社区 Townsville

Exit Only

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full time or part time equivalent

Maximum time to complete

2 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression
requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment
requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation
requirements

Nil

Supplementary exam for
final subject

Not applicable

Credit

Eligibility

Students who have been granted credit transfer for previous tertiary study towards the Master of Psychology (Clinical) or Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points unless part of an approved course articulation process

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Approved abbreviation

GCertClinPsych

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Special awards

Students may receive an Award of Recognition in accordance with the Recognition of Academic Excellence Procedure