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.
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
- community health
- human resources
- rehabilitation and disability services
- specialist psychological services
- law courts
- teaching and supervision
- applied research
- 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
- 12 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.
DisciplinesPsychology Counselling Clinical Psychology View 45 other Masters in Counselling in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
International45625 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 45625 AUD per year during 12 months.
National30450 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30450 AUD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Newcastle
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.