Applicants will need to provide:

  • Proof of ID and Citizenship (e.g. passport, birth certificate, or citizenship certificate)
    • Please note: Cairnmillar cannot accept a Driver’s License as proof of identity, so please do not supply one.
  • Your most recent academic transcripts.
  • A current curriculum vitae (resume).
  • A 500-word statement on why you wish to study the course at Cairnmillar.
    • Note: Some programs (such as the Master of Clinical Psychology (Post-Registration) require specific contents and questions to be answered in the personal statement. To see if this applies to your course, please check the admissions criteria on the relevant course page.
    • As of August 2021, Counselling and Psychotherapy programs are not required to provide a separate personal statement.
  • IF APPLICABLE: References submitted through
    • Visit relevant course page to see if this applies to your course.

International applicants or applicants born overseas may also need to provide:

  • Proof of satisfying AHPRA’s English Language standards for provisional registration (e.g., recent IELTS or equivalent test scores).

Applicants with overseas qualifications will also need to provide:

  • Certified translations of any academic documents not issued in English.
  • APS certification for overseas qualifications (for Psychology courses only)

If you are using copies they must be certified, if you are scanning and uploading originals they do not need to be certified.

You cannot always re-start an application once you get to this stage, so please have your documents ready before you apply. If you miss something or want to update a document after you apply, you can provide the documents by email to [email protected]