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Description of Doctor of Psychology (Clinical)
Get your doctorate degree in clinical psychology
The Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) program from JCU Singapore is a professional doctorate program focused on improving students’ specialist skills and building on previous professional training.
In this clinical psychology doctorate program, you will receive extensive hands on experience through supervised practice. Besides building your general knowledge base in psychology, you will also gain deeper experience in several areas according to the coursework you choose. Some courses you can choose between include the following:
- Adult Psychopathology
- Neuropsychology in Clinical Practice
- Methods of intervention
- Child & Family Therapy
- Psychosocial Elements of Ageing
Components of the clinical psychology doctoral program
The Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) is comprised of three distinct components: academic coursework that requires students to participate in presentations, role playing, group work, and practice assessments; supervised practicals of 1,500 hours; and a research thesis/dissertation of up to 50,000 words.
Applicants to the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) program at JCU Singapore must have an undergraduate degree accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council. In addition, applicants must prove their suitability for clinical psychology in an interview.
Applicants must also provide an official copy of their transcript, two letters of recommendations, and a resume.
Tuition & fees
Tuition for the psychology doctorate program for the entire duration of the program is $79,093.
An Australian University in Singapore JCU Singapore was established in 2003 by James Cook University Australia, with the intent of “Creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference”. James Cook...
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