Master of Professional Psychology

Master of Professional Psychology

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: Applications are accepted at any time for most courses.
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 25
International tuition: A$32,450
Domestic tuition: A$6,444

Program overview

The key learning outcomes for the course are: - advanced knowledge of values and ethics in psychology and the ability to apply that knowledge in professional practice - advanced knowledge and skills in psychological assessment and skills in the ethical use of psychological tests; - achievement of competence in APAC core capabilities and attributes for Standard 5.1.12 (APAC Accreditation Standards, June 2010) - ability to critically assess and apply research findings to inform evidence-based professional practice - knowledge of the current version of the National Practice Standards for the Mental Health Workforce

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



The minimum academic requirement for entry to the course is successful completion of a four year APAC-Accredited sequence in psychology (AQF Level 8) within the last 10 years, together with eligibility for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a provisional psychologist. To be eligible for entry to the course applicants must have attained either a 2A Honours degree or a Distinction minimum average across their psychology subjects in years 3 and 4 of their APAC accredited undergraduate training. International applicants will need to have achieved a GPA equivalent to a Distinction average in their Honours year or fourth year of undergraduate study together with a minimum IELTS score of 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking). Further information on the English Language Skills Registration Standard of the Psychology Board of Australia (1 July 2015) is available on the website: rofessional Experience Placement Requirements SAFETY IN PRACTICE COMPLIANCE All students enrolling in Faculty of Health programs which include a professional experience placement component, laboratory and/or field activity are required to establish and maintain their capacity to practice safely via Safety in Practice Requirements compliance documentation. The Faculty, in accordance with Safety in Practice Compliance and Risk Assessment Procedure (PDF 659.0KB), assesses student compliance with Safety in Practice Requirements, which include: national criminal history; working with children registration; medical, physical and psychological capacity to safely undertake the Faculty of Health Mandatory Functional Requirements; and infectious disease and immunisation status.

Career opportunities

Graduates who subsequently successfully complete a one-year Psychology Board of Australia approved internship program will be eligible for general registration as a psychologist in Australia.

Campus location

Sandy Bay , Australia

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