Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)

    • CRICOS Code: 009681G
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    Applications for 2022 Summer Intake are currently being accepted
    Selection and course timelinesDate

    Application closing date including:

    • Date to submit referee reports
    • (if applicable) APS assessment (for external applicants who have studied outside of Australia only)
    15 September 2021
    Provisional interview dates Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview between early November to mid December.
    Successful applicants notified At the conclusion of the interview period
    Unsuccessful applicants notified

    No earlier than late December/Early January

    Orientation & Class Start

    Mid-January 2022

    To make your application experience easier, please ensure you review the Before you Apply checklist below.

    Note that start-year (Semester 1) and mid-year intakes (Semester 2) are not available

    Conditions of Enrolment

    Before commencing postgraduate psychology studies there are a number of statutory requirements all successful applicants must meet:

    • AHPRA provisional registration
    • Student consent police check
    • Police check
    • Student consent working with children check
    • Working with Children Check
    • Immunisation declaration

    All paperwork must be completed by successful applicants in order to commence the program of study. Failure to do so will result in the applicant being excluded from all components of the program (coursework and practical placement components). Please refer to Student Placements for additional information and forms here.

    Frequently Asked Questions
    1. I have results in 2020, what adjustments have been made when calculating the entry score?
    2. This depends on your circumstances. More information on the entry score adjustments have been published on the MSPS Adjustments for 2020 results website.

    3. Can I apply for Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM)?
    4. Yes, GAM is available to domestic students applying for the Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology). GAM applications will be taken into consideration during the selection process. For more information regarding Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) please visit our website here.

    5. What if I don't yet have my final results by the application closing date?
    6. If you will be completing studies in 2021, we must receive your results for Semester 1. Please send a copy of your latest transcript and planned enrolment (including key grading scale) by the application deadline. If your Semester 1 results will not be available before the application deadline, please submit your application with an unofficial academic transcript. Late applications will not be accepted.

      Transcripts must be official documents issued by the Institution, including marks received for every subject. It must also show any advanced standing or credit transfer granted towards your degree including study abroad/exchange/cross institutional studies, if applicable.

      Note:  Your application will not be assessed until we receive official academic transcripts and any other required official documentation.

      University of Melbourne students are not required to submit official UOM transcripts as staff can access them from the student system.

    7. The online application refers to ‘Additional requirements for Master of Psychology’. What are these?
    8. Applicants are responsible for asking two referees to complete referee reports which are to be submitted online by the application closing date (see above).  At least one referee report must be completed by an academic staff member. The second referee report may be completed by academic staff members or by registered clinicians.

      Follow the website to submit your referee reports:

    9. Can I defer my offer?
    10. Deferrals are not granted automatically, but may be available on a discretionary basis to incoming international students in exceptional and unforeseen circumstances. In such cases, deferral will be granted for one year only. Once the deferral has lapsed, a new application will be required.

    11. Can I apply to study part-time?
    12. The option of a part-time enrolment may be available to students with exceptional circumstances (i.e. health or family issues). The decision to allow a student to alter their enrolment from a full-time to a part-time position will be at the discretion of Psychological Sciences on a case-by-case basis.

    13. I wish to apply for 2021 and am completing my fourth year this year in 2020 but completed my undergraduate degree (Years 1-3) over 10 years ago. Am I eligible to apply for 2021?
    14. Consistent with the stated entry requirements, in order to be considered for 2021, applicants must have completed their  APAC accredited undergraduate four-year sequence in psychology between 2011 and 2021. In order to be considered for 2022, applicants must have completed their APAC accredited undergraduate four-year sequence in psychology between 2012 and 2022.

    Before you apply

    1. Check the degree website
    2. Have the course code ready: 527CN
    3. Transcript of APAC accredited psychology sequence or equivalence with a weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%)
    4. Personal statement (500 words max)
    5. Two referee reports
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