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Professional Psychology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Master of Professional Psychology program is designed to provide graduates in psychology an additional year of full-time education in the professional practice of psychology. This year is sufficient to prepare graduates for a final year of supervised practice prior to general registration as a Psychologist.

The Master of Professional Psychology program provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in the 8 core capabilities and attributes as required to practice psychology. This program includes two (2) supervised clinical practicums to enhance the student’s theoretical knowledge with professional and ‘real world’ skill development. This program offers students an alternative ‘5 + 1’ model to register as a Provisional Psychologist through this supervised practice pathway.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues and Skills in Professional Practice
  • Individual Assessment
  • Psychological Interventions
  • Practice Across the Lifespan 
  • Evidence Based Practice for Psychologists 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 085312C

You will need to gather certified copies of all the necessary documents for your application. These documents include:

  • academic qualifications (transcripts and completion certificates)
  • passport
  • evidence of English proficiency
  • any other documents which can support your application, such as evidence of work experience, professional registration and reference letters that are relevant to your course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25536 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25536 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21384 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21384 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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