Federation University Australia

Master of Professional Psychology

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

This course develops specialised knowledge and skills for the professional practice of psychology, including ethical and legal practice, assessment, and interventions across the lifespan. Graduates can apply for provisional registration as a general psychologist, and pursue a one year internship leading to general registration as a psychologist (conditional on the course being accredited).


The Master of Professional Psychology consists of coursework (including a major case study) and practical placement.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

Completion within the last 10 years of an APAC accredited fourth year degree in Psychology (honours or graduate diploma) at mid-Credit Average (65+), and satisfy the personal qualities assessment (via referee reports and interview).


The Master of Professional Psychology is a new program and is currently undergoing the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approval process.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

To be eligible for selection all applicants must complete: FedUni online application, Regional, Rural and Remote additional details form (if applicable), Arrange the completion of 1 academic referee and 1 professional referee report and; Attach certified copies of academic transcripts for undergraduate and fourth year programs.

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