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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Doctor of Clinical Psychology

Clinical psychology is a broad field of clinical practice and research within the discipline of psychology. This professional postgraduate qualification combines original research and clinical practice to prepare candidates for their career as a clinical psychologist. Candidates complete an honors year, specializing in Clinical Psychology, before entry into the three-year DClinPsy program.

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • March

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Clinical psychologists are involved in professional practice, research, teaching and supervision, programme development and evaluation, consultation, public policy and other activities that promote psychological health in individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities. The application of clinical psychology is aimed at preventing, treating, and reducing emotional and psychological problems, personality issues, psychopathology and skill deficits underlying distress or psychological problems. The University of Auckland DClinPsy is approved by the New Zealand Psychologists Board. Graduates may apply to be registered in the Clinical Psychology Scope of Practice.

Jobs related to this program

  • Clinical psychologist

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • Grades or marks achieved at other institutions are given a Grade Point Equivalent (GPE) on the University’s 0-9 grading scale. If you have overseas qualifications you will typically need a GPE of 6.0

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 177856 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: 100 NZD
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