Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Psychology

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$17,633

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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor's degree with Honours or masters degree or doctorate in psychology and passes in specified qualifying courses.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$17,633 $17,633
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$26,270 $26,270
Total $43,903 $43,903

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

97%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $52,756
Earnings range $42,996 - $65,706
In employment 41%
In further study 53%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Admiral Sir Gordon Tait University Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$4,500 per annum

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Tan Sri Datuk Oh Siew Nam P.S.M., P.J.N. Malaysian Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

Fees to value of $20,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

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.

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