On successful completion of the Professional Psychology course from University of Tasmania , graduates will be eligible to undertake a sixth year (the +1 year) of practical training. The one-year supervised practice internship, which leads to general registration as a psychologist, is available through two options: Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice or can be arranged and developed independently, with approval by the Psychology Board of Australia.
The key learning outcomes for the course 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 (APAC Accreditation Standards, June 2010)
- 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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- Assessment Skills in Psychology Practice
- Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice
- Intervention Skills in Psychology Practice
- Professional Psychology Placement
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- 12 months
- 36 months
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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 2B Honours degree or a Distinction minimum average across their psychology subjects in years 3 and 4 of their APAC accredited undergraduate training.
- Those applicants who have not completed a four year APAC-accredited sequence in psychology must have their qualifications assessed by the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and provide the assessment report from the Australian Psychological Society with their application.
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International35950 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 35950 AUD for the full programme during 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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