The term “psychologist” refers to professionals with a minimum of 4 years of academic training and 2 years of supervised practice. They are often referred to as “Registered Psychologist” or “Generalist Psychologist”.
Clinical Psychologists are specialists in the assessment and evidence-based treatment of a wide range of mental health issues and disorders. Their training entails a minimum of 6 years of academic training and two years internship.
4 Years Bachelors degree
1 Year (4th of Bachelors)
Honours Degree is a one-year intensive research thesis and is graded on a class system 1st, 2a, 2b and 3.
1st Class grade is the usual requirement for entry into Clinic Psychology Masters.
A Master of Psychology (Clinic) is an advanced 2-year degree with a highly competitive entry requirement.
MPsych training involves Psychological Diagnosis, Assessment, Treatment as well as 3 internships at various Hospitals and other facilities.
3 to 5 years
A PhD is optional and is the highest degree offered by University.
Completion can take up to 9 years.