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Master of Professional Psychology


About This Masters Degree

Course Description

Overview
This masters is designed to help fourth year psychology graduates gain the necessary theoretical and practical training to meet the requirements for registration as a psychologist. You will be able to develop your therapeutic and professional skills, as well as complete half the requirements for registration.

See the website http://courses.mq.edu.au/international/postgraduate/master/master-of-professional-psychology

Key benefits
- Facilitates placements for the practica component of the academic fifth year
- Provides training in key capabilities to enable students to access suitable placements for the sixth year of provisional registration
- Provides training in practical aspects of the design, conduct and reporting of psychology research.

Suitable for
Suitable if you have completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited four year sequence of study in psychology within the last 10 years, and want to pursue a career as a psychologist and complete your registration requirements.

PLEASE NOTE
Applications for this program are competitive. Satisfying the admission criteria does not guarantee a place on the program. Submission of supplementary details and 2 referees reports are required for the competitive selection process to progress to the interview stage.
You may incur an additional cost for individual supervision, which will vary on the basis of arrangements made with external supervisors.

English language requirements
IELTS of 7.0 overall with minimum 7.0 in each band, or equivalent

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
For more information see English Language Requirements. http://mq.edu.au/study/international/how_to_apply/english_language_requirements/

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:
- senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
- one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

Notes
Applications for this program are competitive. Satisfying the admission criteria does not guarantee a place on the program. Submission of supplementary details and 2 referees reports are required for the competitive selection process to progress to the interview stage.

You may incur an additional cost for individual supervision, which will vary on the basis of arrangements made with external supervisors.

Careers
- Accreditation
This course has conditional accreditation from the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

- Career Opportunities
Professional employment in psychology includes work in areas broadly classified as counselling, educational and organisational psychology. Employment opportunities exist in the public sector, including hospitals and other health service organisations, government departments and agencies, or in educational institutions; and in the private sector, including businesses and as private practitioners.

See the website http://courses.mq.edu.au/international/postgraduate/master/master-of-professional-psychology

Entry Requirements

Minimum admission requirements: Recent APAC accredited Australian level 8 qualification in psychology or recognised equivalent; Eligibility for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia; Applications for this program are competitive. Satisfying the admission criteria does not guarantee a place in the program; Additional material as specified under notes

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