University of New England

Master of Professional Psychology

University of New England
Institution rating
4.4
Duration
From 1 yearfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online
Next start date
March

Why study this course

  • 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

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Psychologist, Sales Consultant, and Mental Health Support Worker.

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • 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

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

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

Enquire with University of New England 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 University of New England 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, University of New England 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.

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


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

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Master of Professional Psychology have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Psychologist
$90k2,268
Sales Consultant
$60k3,674
Mental Health Support Worker
$70k2,413
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Student ratings of University of New England courses

University of New England
4.4
(215 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
5115
479
316
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
92%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course 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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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

You may wish to discuss the following with University of New England:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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Master of Professional Psychology

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