Master of Professional Psychology

Course overview

  • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
  • Mixed Attendance Mode (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic students
  • Start Year Intake - February


The Master of Professional Psychology will provide psychology graduates with training in the skills required to meet the core competencies outlined by the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA).

The two-year program​ (full-time equivalent) will include coursework subjects addressing psychological assessment, interventions and related professional skills; alongside a research project and practical placement experience.

Upon completion, you will be eligible to undertake one year of supervised generalist practice, sit the National Psychology Exam and  progress to full registration as a psychologist.

Past webinar

Postgraduate Information Evening 2022

Are you interested in studying Psychology at the postgraduate level as the next step on your pathway to professional registration as a psychologist? Hear from the academic convenors and current students about training at the University of Melbourne.

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What Next After UG Psychology 2022 Webinar

Hear from the academic convenors and current students to gain insight into what each course below entails:

  • Psychology Honours in Arts, Science or Biomedicine
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Advanced)
  • Psychology projects in the Master of Biomedical Science
  • Master of Applied Psychology
  • Master of Professional Psychology.

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