University of Newcastle

Master of Professional Psychology

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Master of Professional Psychology has received conditional approval by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and, together with a subsequent year of supervised practice, is a pathway to becoming a registered, practicing Psychologist in Australia. Having completed your four years of psychology undergraduate studies, this one year Masters level program will provide you with applied professional practice knowledge, skills and experience in areas such as assessment, interventions, counselling skills, practice management and professional ethics. The program includes two professional placements. On completion of the program you are eligible to then acquire and undertake a one year internship as required and managed by the Psychology Board of Australia.


8 Core (Compulsory) courses (80 units) including 20 units of Placement


  • Professional Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of an AQF Level 8 four-year APAC accredited sequence (or equivalent), completed within the last 10 years
  • And Eligibility for provisional registration with the Psychology Registration Board of Australia
  • And Completion of an application portfolio, including at least two references
  • And Completion of Interview.


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan Domestic: $29,705
International: $45,625

Fee comments

Campuses: Callaghan.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation.

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