12 months
34224 AUD/year
29808 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Professional Psychology course at University of Wollongong is for graduates of a four-year accredited psychology program. 


The primary aim is to provide a 5th year of supervised practice and structured learning to prepare candidates for a final year of supervised internship in the field of psychological practice, prior to applying for general registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Learning Outcomes 

The Master of Professional Psychology from University of Wollongong provides one year of full-time education in the professional practice of psychology that:

  • forms the foundation for professional practice, building on the existing knowledge and skills base acquired as part of an APAC-accredited (Australian Psychology Accreditation Council) four-year undergraduate course;
  • takes an evidence-based approach based to the scientist-practitioner model;
  • is broad and generalist in nature; and
  • grounds the core professional competencies as outlined in the APAC accreditation standards.


The Master of Professional Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as meeting the requirements of a 5th year program of study, allowing progression towards registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Assessment
  • Psychotherapy
  • Practicum
  • Applied Interventions
  • School Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students accepted into the course must have successfully completed a four year, or three year plus a fourth year, Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited sequence in psychology from the University of Wollongong onshore or internationally, within the previous 10 years, and be eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a provisional psychologist.
  • Places in this course are limited. Entry is competitive and is based on academic merit and personal suitability.
  • CRICOS: 099429G

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34224 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34224 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    29808 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29808 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Wollongong

1600 - 2200 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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