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.
- 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
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.
This course has been designed to meet the current standards for accreditation by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), and is accredited without conditions.
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- Current Issues in Assessment
- Adult Psychopathology
- Behaviour Change
- Clinical Child Psychology
- Professional Practicum
- Ethics & Professional Practice
- Clinical Research Skills
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- 12 months
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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.
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- 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
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International34950 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased 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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.