Doctor of Psychology (Clinical and Forensic Psychology)

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This higher degree by research combines intensive high-level research training in clinical psychology and training in forensic psychology by way of coursework, clinical placements and a research thesis concerned with clinical forensic psychology. The program will train highly qualified researchers and clinicians who can work in clinical and forensic psychology domains.

Prospective students may also wish to consider the Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) (DR-PHICP) and Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) (MA-PSYCLP) (domestic only).

Prospective students interested in a research-only PhD in related areas (without clinical psychology training) may wish to consider the Doctor of Philosophy [Health Sciences] (DR-HTHSCI).

This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

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Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 20% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.


4 Year/s


Hawthorn (Semester 1)




A$37800 (annual for 2023)*

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