Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) (M9L)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

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This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

  • 1 Make an original and substantial contribution to knowledge of a subject within or across academic disciplines or areas of professional practice.
  • 2 Demonstrate a systemic and critical understanding of a substantial and complex body of knowledge of a subject within or across academic disciplines or areas of professional practice.
  • 3 Demonstrate a detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry.
  • 4 Evaluate the appropriateness and usefulness of various perspectives, methods and processes in research projects.
  • 5 Independently and systematically develop, adapt and implement research methodologies to extend and redefine existing knowledge or professional practice.
  • 6 Expert technical and creative skills applicable to the field of work or learning.
  • 7 Critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise new and complex ideas.
  • 8 Work collaboratively in a team, recognising the need for and value of complementary expertise/skill sets, and work productively with other people.
  • 9 Communicate orally and in written form sufficient to publish and present their work, and communicate ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • 10 Undertake research with autonomy, authoritative judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an expert and leading practitioner or scholar.
  • 11 Understand and apply the social and ethical implications of research and appropriate professional behaviour consistent with the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research and other relevant guidelines.
  • Course structure

    Entry requirements

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

    Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.


    For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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