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Professional Psychology

University of Newcastle

12 months
Duration
44510 AUD/year
29705 AUD/year
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About

The Professional Psychology program at the University of Newcastle is a professional qualification for those who wish to practice as a Registered Psychologist. Through intensive psychological training and education, graduates will be skilled in applying advanced psychological learnings competently and ethically across a broad range of professional settings.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You will enhance your theoretical skills and learn to use relevant principles and methods to assist people with a range of behavioural problems, taking into account social and cultural diversity, current relevant legal frameworks, mental health practice standards and codes of ethical practice.

On successful completion of the Professional Psychology program at the University of Newcastle and an additional internship year under the supervision of a registered psychologist, graduates will be eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a General Registered Psychologist.

Career opportunities

On successful completion of the program and an additional internship year under the supervision of a registered psychologist, graduates will be eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a General Registered Psychologist.

Other career prospects may include:

  • private, public and non-government organisations
  • schools
  • community health
  • human resources
  • rehabilitation and disability services
  • specialist psychological services
  • law courts
  • prisons
  • teaching and supervision
  • applied research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applications of Psychological Practice
  • Professional and Ethical Practice
  • Counselling and Psychological Intervention
  • Psychological Practice: Adult Psychopathology
  • Psychological Practice: Children and Families
  • Assessment in Psychological Practice
  • Psychological Practica 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.

Credits

80 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 098563K

Applicants require all of the following in order to be considered for a place in the program:

  • Successful completion of an AQF Level 8 four-year APAC accredited sequence (or equivalent).
  • Eligibility for provisional registration with the Psychology Registration Board of Australia.
  • Successful completion of an application portfolio, including at least two references.
  • Successful completion of an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44510 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 44510 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29705 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29705 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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