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Professional Psychology

University of Tasmania

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
34950 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Professional Psychology course at University of Tasmania is the fifth year of a 5+1 internship program comprising coursework, research training and practical placements.  

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Overview

The course provides preparation for progression to a one-year Psychology Board of Australia approved internship program through the development of professional skills, in tandem with theoretical and empirical knowledge, in line with the scientist-practitioner model. 

Research training, including the ability to critically assess and apply research findings to inform evidence-based professional practice, is also provided.

Learning Outcomes

The key learning outcomes for the Master of Professional Psychology course at University of Tasmania  are:

  • advanced knowledge of values and ethics in psychology and the ability to apply that knowledge in professional practice
  • advanced knowledge and skills in psychological assessment and skills in the ethical use of psychological tests;
  • achievement of competence in APAC core capabilities and attributes for Standard 5.1.12
  • ability to critically assess and apply research findings to inform evidence-based professional practice
  • knowledge of the current version of the National Practice Standards for the Mental Health Workforce

Career outcomes

Graduates who subsequently successfully complete a one-year Psychology Board of Australia approved internship program will be eligible for general registration as a psychologist in Australia.

Accreditation

This course has been designed to meet the current standards for accreditation by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), and is accredited without conditions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Assessment
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Behaviour Change 
  • Clinical Child Psychology
  • Professional Practicum 
  • Ethics & Professional Practice
  • Clinical Research Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

Language

English

Credits

100 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
50
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 085985F

  • The minimum academic requirement for entry to the course is successful completion of a four year APAC-Accredited sequence in psychology (AQF Level 8) within the last 10 years, together with eligibility for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a provisional psychologist.
  • To be eligible for entry to the course applicants must have attained either a 2A Honours degree or a Distinction minimum average across their psychology subjects in years 3 and 4 of their APAC accredited undergraduate training.
  • International applicants will need to have achieved a GPA equivalent to a Distinction average in their Honours year or fourth year of undergraduate study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34950 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Funding

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