Master of Professional Psychology

Macquarie University

This program is designed to help fourth year psychology graduates gain the necessary theoretical and practical training to meet the requirements for registration as a psychologist. Students will be able to develop their therapeutic and professional skills, as well as complete half the requirements for registration. In a single year of study, this course provides the necessary knowledge and skills for completing a final, sixth year of supervised placement and gain registration as a generalist psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Course Fee:

Australian: $27,600

Entry 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. Submission of supplementary details and 2 referees reports are required for the competitive selection process to progress to the interview stage.

Structure:

32 credit points at 800 level or above

Subjects you can Study:

Professional psychology

Further information:

This course is available for internal study in Session 1 only.

Recognition:

Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) is the accrediting authority.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Related Careers:

Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde No info Yes Full time 1 year
North Ryde No info Yes Part time

Macquarie – ranked among the top two per cent of universities in the world – is an institution engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives.

Since its foundation 54 years ago, Macquarie has aspired to be a different type of university: one that’s focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society to advance world-class theoretical thinking and translate it into real-world solutions.

Macquarie is uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct.

With more than 300 leading companies located on or around the Macquarie campus, students are able to tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers. 

Macquarie’s courses ensure students graduate with the skills and experience that employers are looking for – which is why Macquarie is ranked in the top 10 in Australia for graduate employment.

Macquarie’s courses are designed in consultation with industry and focus on practical, ‘real-world’ learning. Such learning is facilitated through unique programs such as the award-winning Global Leadership Program, recognised as Australia’s

flagship tertiary global leadership program; PACE (Professional and Community Engagement), the only program of its kind in Australia that gives students practical, work-integrated experience that’s fully integrated into their course; and one of Australia’s best exchange programs, which allows students to gain academic credit at one of 150 global partners along with job-ready skills before they graduate.

Macquarie’s 126-hectare campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport – 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Visit us www.mq.edu.au 

 

Macquarie at a glance

* Ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world

* Five QS stars in teaching, employability, research, facilities, internationalisation, innovation, inclusiveness and specialist criteria

* Ranked among the top 130 universities in the world for employability (QS graduate employability rankings, 2018)

* 10 subjects ranked in top 100 globally (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018)

* More than 150 partner universities for student exchange in more than 40 countries

* More than 30,000 work placements or community experiences through PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) partnerships

* More than 300 industry partners on campus or in the adjacent high?tech precinct, providing access to internship and job opportunities

* $1 billion invested to create a collaborative campus with world-class facilities and infrastructure

* Located in the heart of Sydney’s fastest-growing region, only 15 kilometres from the Sydney CBD

* Over 184,000 alumni from more than 140 countries

* Australia’s first fully integrated health precinct centred around the on-campus hospital

* One hundred per cent of research activity rated at world standard or above

* Thirty researchers in the top one per cent of scientific authors in the world

 

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

 

 

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