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The Master of Professional Psychology Practice fully incorporates the 5+1 pathway to general registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Agency (AHPRA). In the first year of the course, students undertake and successfully complete the Master of Professional Psychology. The second year comprises the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) Internship (+1) during which students develop therapeutic skills, professional knowledge, and experience in psychological practice.
On successful completion of the degree, graduates will have completed supervised field placements, undertaken individual and group supervision, and acquired the professional skills to meet the requirements for the ‘5+1 internship model’ for generalist registration asa psychologist.
Although this course is a pathway to full registration as a general psychologists for fourth year graduates, APAC cannot accredit the PsyBA Internship Program. For this reason, this is not an APAC accredited postgraduate course of study.
Application Period: Applications for our 2022 entry are now closed. Check out our Single Subjects | The Cairnmillar Institute page to explore other options. Applications for 2023 intake will commence in August 2022.
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