Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology

Bridging degree to allow qualified Clinical Psychologists to up skill in Clinical Neuropsychology

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This course is a step toward becoming prepared for opportunities in research and academic settings, as well as clinical work as a Neuropsychologist.
This course is a step toward becoming prepared for opportunities in research and academic settings, as well as clinical work as a Neuropsychologist.

Further Study

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology is a specific individual course.
The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology is a specific individual course.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Domestic Student Fees

Indicative annual course fee
2024
Full-Fee Paying Place $24,600.00

Eligible Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) students can use the HECS-HELP loan program to pay their tuition fees. For Full-Fee Paying (FFP) places, students are charged an annual course fee.

Find out more information about tuition fees, or visit the fee calculator for a more accurate cost.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

International Student Fees

Indicative first year fee
2024
$45,500.00

Find out more about tuition fees or visit the fee calculator for the estimated total course fee.

Note, tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to increase up to 7.5 per cent per annum.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below

Important note for applicants

To enrol in this course, you must be able to attend in person. This course has a requirement for campus-based or in-person activities that cannot be offered online. 

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) an accredited Master of Clinical Psychology, or an accredited Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology), or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) completed a thesis project in their Masters or Doctoral program with a content area relevant to the field of clinical neuropsychology
(2) Applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(a) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA;
and
(c) a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA;
and
(d) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in psychology with invitation to attend the interview based on 5(a), (b) and (c) and the interview quota for that year;
and
(e) the intake quota for that year.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

Minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Application Checklist

Before submitting your application, make sure to go through the checklist to ensure your application is eligible for submission.
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Course-specific English competency

For entry into this program, applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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Course details

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology serves as a bridging degree to allow individuals who are qualified as Clinical Psychologists, with the Psychology Board of Australia and have completed at least a master's degree or equivalent in Clinical Psychology, to up skill in Clinical Neuropsychology, allowing them eligibility for endorsement as a Clinical Neuropsychologist with AHPRA.

DollarThis course is subsidised for Australian residents through Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Visit our fee calculator for CSP rates and an estimate on your course fees.

About the course

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology is a 2-year part-time, 48 point course.
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology

Quick details

Status
  • Unavailable
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 53390
CRICOS code
  • 083846M
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology
Status
  • Unavailable
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 53390
CRICOS code
  • 083846M
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology

Course structure

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology

Application deadlines

Unavailable for 2024 commencement.
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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Course Accreditation

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology is a level 4 post-master's bridging program accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Graduates are eligible to apply for general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and pursue endorsement in the area of clinical neuropsychology after completion of the Psychology Board of Australia's Registrar Program.
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Psychology can take you anywhere and everywhere. Psychology is relevant to almost any human endeavour, meaning a psychology degree, or some complementary psychology studies, are relevant not only for traditional psychology careers, but for a wide range of careers.

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