Master Blended

Professional Psychology

University of the Sunshine Coast

12 months
29000 AUD/year
21474 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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At Professional Psychology from the University of the Sunshine Coast you'll be prepared for independent work in psychology, focusing on practical experience and skills. 


At Professional Psychology from the University of the Sunshine Coast you'll learn at the Thompson Institute, a world-class hub for mental health research, teaching and clinical services, close to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. The Institute addresses mental health in the community, particularly for youth, adolescents and older community members.

Students at Professional Psychology from the University of the Sunshine Coast will: 

  • Advance their knowledge of psychological assessment with a focus on selection, administration and interpretation of major psychological tests;
  • Extend their knowledge of appropriate treatments for psychological disorders and how to deliver services ethically and within legal requirements;
  • Develop their skills in writing different kinds of psychological reports.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced and Transcultural Counselling
  • Advanced Psychological Assessment and Reporting
  • Clinical Psychological Practice
  • Advanced Research Design and Methods 
  • Professional Skills
  • Clinical Health Psychology and Psychopharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 084975E 
  • Successful completion of an APAC accredited four-year degree or fourth year in Psychology with Honours Class 2 Division I from a recognised higher education institution in the last 10 years.
  • Applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • To apply for the Master of Professional Psychology, submit the completed application form to USC. You must also request two referees (one academic and one professional) provide USC with reports using the online Psychology Reference system. For more information visit Application forms.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21474 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21474 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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