Master of Psychology (Health Psychology) 24 months Postgraduate Program By The University of Queensland |Top Universities
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# 33QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

48,160 AUDTuition Fee/year

Application Deadline

30 Sep, 2024Application Deadline

Program overview

Main Subject

Psychology

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Deepen your knowledge in a chosen area of specialisation and gain the practical training needed for a rewarding career as a practising psychologist.

This 2-year full-time program will equip you with core professional skills and knowledge required to practise competently as a psychologist. You may choose to specialise in counselling psychology, health psychology or sport and exercise psychology.

By undertaking this program, you'll develop core professional competencies, including skills in counselling, behaviour change and psychological assessment. You'll also understand the ethical issues and professional standards relevant to the practice of psychology. 

You'll complete a range of advanced coursework in your chosen specialisation, an applied psychology research project supervised by highly trained staff, and specialist and generalist placements.

You'll undertake 1000 hours of supervised clinical placements in a range of organisations, including community service, government, hospitals, healthcare providers and private practice.

The program is recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia as providing suitable training towards eligibility for general registration as a psychologist. This program has full accreditation with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Program overview

Main Subject

Psychology

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Deepen your knowledge in a chosen area of specialisation and gain the practical training needed for a rewarding career as a practising psychologist.

This 2-year full-time program will equip you with core professional skills and knowledge required to practise competently as a psychologist. You may choose to specialise in counselling psychology, health psychology or sport and exercise psychology.

By undertaking this program, you'll develop core professional competencies, including skills in counselling, behaviour change and psychological assessment. You'll also understand the ethical issues and professional standards relevant to the practice of psychology. 

You'll complete a range of advanced coursework in your chosen specialisation, an applied psychology research project supervised by highly trained staff, and specialist and generalist placements.

You'll undertake 1000 hours of supervised clinical placements in a range of organisations, including community service, government, hospitals, healthcare providers and private practice.

The program is recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia as providing suitable training towards eligibility for general registration as a psychologist. This program has full accreditation with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

100+
7+
5.65+
72+

To be eligible for entry, you'll need:

An approved 4-year bachelor degree in psychology (I or IIA honours) or equivalent 4-year APAC-accredited program. Applicants must be eligible for provisional or if applicable, full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia. Applicants with non-Australian degrees must have their qualifications assessed by the APS.

30 Sep 2024
2 Years
Feb
  • Candidates are required to submit references or letter(s) of recommendation for acceptance

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

5,050 AUD
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International Students

48,160 AUD
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The University of Queensland has one of the most comprehensive high-quality range of undergraduate degrees in Australia. We provide choices to give you the flexibility to meet your learning goals.  

Many of our degrees offer practical experiences such as field trips and industry placements to boost your skills and enhance employability.  We engage with industry to provide mentorship opportunities and inform curriculum development. UQ also allows undergraduate students to undertake two bachelor's degrees at the same time (dual degree programs), but in a shorter period of time than if they were completed separately. 

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

Enquire about your undergraduate study options today!

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The University of Queensland offers postgraduate coursework programs such as graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, coursework masters, advanced coursework masters and professional doctorates). In addition, you could complete research higher degrees such as the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) to equip you with specialist knowledge, enhance your employability, upgrade your qualifications, help you get promoted, or pave the way for your career in academia.

Research

Our researchers are answering some of the world’s toughest questions. With eight internationally recognised research institutes on-site, along with leading academics on staff, you will have the opportunity to study with some of the world’s best researchers. Some of our research highlights include Gardasil®, the cervical cancer vaccine; Triple P – Positive Parenting Program; world-leading MRI technology; discovering the new disease HBSL; and developing microalgae as a green-power biofuel.

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

Enquire about your postgraduate study options today!

CRICOS Provider Number 00025B  • TEQSA PRV12080

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