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Psychology, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
This course will provide you with advanced training in either clinical or counselling psychology up to the sixth year level through a combination of coursework, practical placements and research.

About

This major will provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience you need to be eligible to start registration towards your future practice as an endorsed clinical psychologist.

You will be trained in evidence-based interventions to assess and manage a range of psychological issues and diagnosed clinical disorders such as anxiety and depression. You will also be trained in individual and group interventions.

Counselling psychologists use their knowledge and understanding of psychology, psychotherapy and mental health to treat a wide range of psychological issues and mental health disorders.

You will train in assessment, formulation, diagnosis and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families and groups across the lifespan. This major integrates evidence based theory and experiential modes of education to develop practitioners who are able to intervene effectively with a wide range of psychological difficulties and disorders.

Programme Structure

This course provides access to a wide variety of employment opportunities. Graduates have obtained employment in range of high profile counselling and mental health services and hospitals. Many have attained management or senior roles in these organisations. Other graduates work in private practice where they are eligible to claim rebates for their clients from Medicare and most private health funds.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. 
  • English language proficiency.
  • Certified copies of all your previous qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    35200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35200 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    28200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28200 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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