University of New England
University of New England
4.4
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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316
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Master of Professional Psychology

Masters Degree

Course description

Duration
1 year
Study mode
Online
Next start date
March
  • Ideal for psychology graduates seeking a fifth year of professional training
  • Undertake 300 hours of supervised practical training in a workplace
  • Study online and choose between part-time or full-time

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University of New England

Master of Professional Psychology

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Campus options

1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date
Armidale

Online (full-time)

Online (part-time)

1 year

4 years

March

Course details

Entry requirements
  • AQF Level 8 four-year Bachelor honours in Psychology, OR
  • AQF level 7 three-year accredited sequence in Psychology plus an AQF Level 8 fourth year Bachelor honours or Graduate Diploma, APAC*-accredited sequence in Psychology within the last 10 years, and be eligible for registration with the PsyBA** as a provisional psychologist
LocationNew South Wales, Online
Next start dateMarch
Duration1 year
Study modeOnline
Education institutionUniversity of New England
PriceThe course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.

Course content

PSYC503 - Adult Psychological Disorders
PSYC504 - Psychological Interventions with Adults
PSYC505 - Clinical Psychological Assessment
PSYC506 - Counselling Skills and Professional Practice
PSYC507 - Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
PSYC512 - Clinical Research Methods
PSYC531 - Psychology Practice Placement

Student ratings of University of New England courses

University of New England

University of New England courses

Average rating of 215 course reviews

4.4
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
5115
479
316
22
13
(From 215 student reviews)
Percentage of students that felt a course from this provider had a positive impact on their career
92%
Percentage of students that would recommend a course from this provider to a friend, relative or colleague
91%
Current and industry-relevant content
4.4
Course content compared to what was expected
4.4
Balance between theory and practical work
4.1
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.4
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.4
Assistance to help you find a job
3.4
Quality of online study portal
4.5
Transparency of course fees
4.5

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Entry requirements

You will need:

  • An AQF Level 8 four-year Bachelor honours in Psychology, OR
  • An AQF level 7 three-year accredited sequence in Psychology plus an AQF Level 8 fourth year Bachelor honours or Graduate Diploma, APAC*-accredited sequence in Psychology within the last 10 years, and be eligible for registration with the PsyBA** as a provisional psychologist

*Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

** Psychology Board of Australia

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What you’ll learn

During this course you will:

  • Gain an advanced knowledge of general psychology practice
  • Develop an understanding of assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychopathology across the lifespan
  • Learn about the international perspectives on theory, diagnostic systems and evidence-based treatments
  • Understand the impact of culture on therapy
  • Develop effective interpersonal skills required for psychology practice
  • Learn how to select and use evidence-based procedures and techniques
  • Gain the skills to critically evaluate your practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to practice within the ethical and legal frameworks of the profession

Work placement

Students are required to complete a minimum of 300 hours of supervised practical training during this course.

Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

Find out more about this course


University of New England

Master of Professional Psychology

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