CQUniversity Australia

Master of Professional Psychology

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Master of Professional Psychology is a pathway for students wanting to become a registered Psychologist. This course follows the completion of a four-year APAC accredited sequence in Psychology and is a route to general registration that requires 5 years of study and 1 year of supervised professional practice (5+1 pathway).


8 units (48 credit points)


  • Professional psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited sequence in Psychology within the last 10 years (e.g., four-year, or three-year plus a fourth year), and be eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia as a provisional psychologist. Applicants who completed their Psychology training outside of Australia are required to provide evidence of equivalency as determined by the Australian Psychological Society. Applicants will need to provided an official academic transcript
  • And a current resume or curriculum vitae that includes employment, relevant experience, research experience and accomplishments
  • And a one page statement responding to the question ?Why do you want to be a registered psychologist??
  • And two references supplied via Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology Australia (HODSPA) Psychology Reference Portal.


The Master of Professional Psychology has received conditional accreditation from the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Study No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Entry is competitive with limited places available, shortlisted applicants must attend an interview (face-to-face or via teleconferencing). Students must also complete a total of 300 hours of logged supervised practical and skills training before they can graduate from this course. Students must attend 3 residential school.

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