Bond University

Master of Professional Psychology

Bond University
Institution rating
4.4
Duration
8 monthsfull-time
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
May

Why study this course

  • This program is equivalent to an APAC-accredited fifth year of study on the path to becoming a Psychologist
  • Explore the biometrics of psychopathology, advanced assessment procedures and focussed treatment regimes
  • Learn in small, discussion-based classes with leading Psychologists and Behavioural Therapists, and enjoy access to Cognitive Research Labs and Psychology Test Library

Recognition

This program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). On successful completion, you will need to complete a one-year internship before you are eligible for general registration as a Psychologist, membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and associate membership with the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited 4-year program in psychology within the last 10 years; AND
  • Achieved at least Upper Class Honours or at least 75%; AND
  • Be eligible for provisional registration as a Psychologist

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Gold Coast

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Bond University or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Counselling psychotherapies and clinical skills
  • Advanced psychological assessment
  • Research methods, professional practice and ethics
  • Psychopathology and adults
  • Evidence-based counselling and therapy practices across the lifespan
  • Advanced cognitive neuropsychology

Enquire with Bond University or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Bond University or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Bond University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

During this course, you must complete at least 300 hours of practical work experience.


Enquire with Bond University or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Student ratings of Bond University courses

Bond University
4.4
(111 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
88%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
88%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.4
Course content compared to what was expected
4.5
Balance between theory and practical work
4.3
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.6
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.4
Assistance to help you find a job
3.8
Quality of online study portal
3.5
Transparency of course fees
4.5

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Support and delivery

When you study with Bond University, you will:

  • Complete three semesters a year which means you'll finish your degree in a shorter period of time
  • Have access to the Academic Skills Centre which runs tutoring programs and free workshops, and provides personalised support with academic writing, time management, referencing and exam preparation
  • Benefit from small class sizes and one-to-one access to your professors and teachers
  • Have access to Bond's careers hub, the Career Development Centre, where you can learn about different industries and get help setting career goals, arranging work placements and writing applications

Find out more about this course

Bond University

Master of Professional Psychology

You may wish to discuss the following with Bond University:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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