Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
University of Canterbury
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates are trained as competent clinical psychologists who can apply general conceptual and technical skills in diverse professional settings. Graduates will understand the interactive and mutually informative relationships between science and practice. The programme provides a comprehensive integration of academic and practical work to produce graduates who adapt to societal needs and changes in service delivery, think critically and communicate clearly. In addition, graduates contribute to the knowledge base of psychology through research, evaluate the effectiveness of professional services, embrace standards of professional ethics, recognise the importance of personal values, and appreciate and respect individual and cultural differences. Graduates may work as professional clinicians or undertake doctoral study to become specialists in an area of practice or pursue a career in research.
Key Information for Students
A bachelor's degree with Honours or masters degree or doctorate in psychology and passes in specified qualifying courses.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$42,996 - $65,706|
|In further study||53%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Go Waitaha Canterbury Scholarship
University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office
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Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.