Master of Applied Psychology

    • CRICOS Code: 096378E
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    Semester two mid year intake 2020 - Applications now closed

    Please note that mid-year intake (Semester two) in 2021 is not available.

    Semester One Start Year Intake 2021 - Applications Now Open!

    To ensure consideration for this intake, applications need to be submitted by:

    • Tuesday 1st December 2020 (international applicants) late applications may be considered
    • Monday 1st Feb 2021 (domestic applicants)

    Classes start on Friday 26 February 2021.

    How do I Apply?

    In the online application, enter your selected course as indicated below:

    • Course Code: MC-AP
    • Course Name: Master of Applied Psychology
    • Study Period: 2021 Start Year Intake

    Before you begin your application, make sure you have the following ready:

    • The year you graduated from your highest level of education
    • The year you started and finished your most recent qualification
    • For Melbourne alumni, your former student ID
    • A copy of your transcript. You can upload a copy or share it via My eQuals or CHESICC.

    To search for your course:

    Course code

    Course title Course category Availability year (year you want to start)


    Master of Applied Psychology

    Masters (coursework)


    Good to know:

    • Only select one version of the course. For example: 2021 - full time - start year intake - Graduate Australian Fee Place
    • Once you’ve entered and reviewed your details you’ll be sent an automated email to confirm you’ve successfully registered – this is when you’ll begin your official application.
    • Select ‘Yes’ if you would like to apply for advanced standing (credit or recognition of prior learning). Find out more about advanced standing.
    • Make sure you save your application throughout
    Categories Extra requirements
    Studied at another university A copy of your transcript. You can upload a copy or submit it via My eQuals or CHESICC. If uploading a copy of your transcript you need to know:
  • If your transcript includes a record of the grading scheme
  • If your transcript includes a statement of completion
  • Born outside Australia What year you entered Australia.
    Permanent resident (but not an Australian citizen)
    • The date your residency was granted
    • If you’ll be residing in Australia during the course
    • What year you entered Australia.
    Holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or intend to apply for a permanent humanitarian visa
    • The date your visa was granted
    • If you’ll be residing in Australia during the course
    • What year you entered Australia.
    You live with a parent or guardian Their highest level of educational attainment
    Rural or regional background: you have lived in a rural area for 5 years (consecutive) or 10 years (cumulatively). Whether you live or lived in a rural or isolated area as defined by the Australian Standard Geographic Classification of: RA2, RA3, RA4 or RA5. If you are based in Victoria this essentially means anywhere outside of Melbourne or Geelong.
    You can check the classification of your address on the Department of Health and Ageing website.

    Graduate Access Melbourne

    Excellence and equity are inseparable at Melbourne and bringing the best students to the University means minimising financial barriers and broadening access.

    Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) provides access to applicants whose personal circumstances have had a sustained adverse effect on their academic achievement at undergraduate level or who are members of a specified group known to be under-represented in higher education. You may be eligible for GAM if you fit at least one of these equity categories.

    • Applicants from a rural or isolated area
    • Recognition as an Indigenous Australian
    • Previous status as a refugee or current holder of a Humanitarian Visa
    • Disadvantaged socio-economic circumstances
    • Disability or medical condition
    • Personal difficulties

    Find out more about Graduate Access Melbourne

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