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Professional Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #801 (QS) Online
Master of Professional Psychology at University of New England provides selected psychology graduates with a fifth year of professional training in psychology. The Master of Professional Psychology is an approved Student Income Support course. Eligible students may apply for Youth Allowance or Austudy.


Master of Professional Psychology at University of New England course is delivered online and can be studied full-time or part-time. Graduates of the course complete an additional one-year Psychology Board of Australia approved internship to be eligible for general registration as a psychologist in Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Career Opportunities

Registered psychologists have a unique skill set that is valued in a wide range of workplaces across the private, public and non-government sectors. These include: schools, hospitals, community health services, academic and applied research settings, law courts, prisons, defence forces, private practices, consulting firms, market research companies, and many more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Psychological Disorders 
  • Psychological Interventions with Adults 
  • Clinical Psychological Assessment 
  • Counselling Skills and Professional Practice 
  • Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 
  • Clinical Research Methods 
  • Psychology Practice Placement 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • 1. have done a National Police Certificate;
  • 2. have done a Working with Children Check; and
  • 3. have provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    29976 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
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