You'll be part of a vibrant learning environment where your psychology skills and knowledge will be directed towards applied community psychology.This Master of Applied Psychology (Community Psychology) offered at Victoria University.course is founded upon the scientist-practitioner model of professional training. Two key elements of the model are:
- combined knowledge and skills acquisition with reality-based psychological understandings
- facilitation of a clear stance of inquiry in relation to all aspects of theory, research and practice.
- You'll undertake a combination of theoretical coursework, skill-based practice coursework, practicum placements and an applied community psychology focused research project.
Careers in psychology
Graduates may find employment in:
- community mental health
- organisational, applied social, environmental, ecological and health psychology or related areas
- policy development, research and evaluation
- community organising, advocacy and program development
- applied social, environmental health psychology
- community psychology and related areas.
- Foundations of Psychotherapy
- Clinical Assessment
- Professional Ethics
- Psychopathology and Diagnosis
- Research Methods
- Foundations of Community Psychology
- Psychology of Community Health
- Community Psychology Intervention
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPsychology View 101 other Masters in Psychology in Australia
Completion of Bachelor Honours degree (or equivalent) in the same discipline (accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council, completed within the last 10 years, with a minimum average of at least 75 in fourth-year sequence).
Completion of an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in the same discipline (accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council, completed within the last 10 years, with a minimum average of at least 75).
International27600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 27600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National26800 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 26800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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