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Applied Psychology (Community Psychology)

Victoria University

Master
24 months
Duration
27600 AUD/year
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Pursue a career as a community psychologist with the Master of Applied Psychology (Community Psychology) offered at Victoria University.

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Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Psychotherapy
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Professional Ethics
  • Psychopathology and Diagnosis
  • Research Methods
  • Thesis 
  • Foundations of Community Psychology
  • Psychology of Community Health
  • Practicum 
  • Community Psychology Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

192 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 092488J

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).

OR

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).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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