12 months
28752 AUD/year
26657 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Professional Psychology from Australian Catholic University is a fifth-year program in psychology, open to graduates of an APAC accredited fourth-year psychology program. 

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The MProfPsych program is designed to provide graduates in psychology with an additional year of full-time education in the professional practice of psychology. This year prepares graduates for a final year of supervised practice prior to general registration as a Psychologist.

Key facts:

The MProfPsych program provides students with an opportunity to learn and demonstrate their knowledge and skills in the 8 core capabilities and attributes as required to practise psychology. This program includes a simulated practicum unit as well as an external placement which enables students to translate their theoretical knowledge to professional and simulated environments to enhance their skill development.

This Master of Professional Psychology from Australian Catholic University offers students the ‘5 + 1’ model to register as a Provisional Psychologist through this supervised practice pathway. 


This course is currently accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice in Psychology
  • Practicum Skills
  • Psychopathology
  • Evidence-Based Practice for Psychologists 
  • Research Capstone Experience
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Therapeutic Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 085312C 

  • a Bachelor degree with Honours in an accredited Psychology course with a minimum of Honours IIB completed in the last 10 years;


  • a Bachelor degree with accredited 4th-year equivalent major study in Psychology (with performance deemed of the same level as Honours IIB) completed in the last 10 years;


  • demonstrated suitability to undertake the course as evidenced by satisfactory:
  • academic referee report;
  • professional referee report; AND
  • for short-listed candidates, interview with the selection committee.


  • be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28752 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28752 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26657 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26657 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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