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) as necessary to practice as a generalist psychologist.

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 – enabling you to progress to full registration as a psychologist.

Past webinar

Postgraduate Information Evening 2021

Hear from the academic convenors and current students about training at the University of Melbourne. A recording of our webinar can be accessed here.