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Leading a Systemic Trauma-Informed Approach

Cultivate a trauma-informed workplace that not only strengthens your organization but also nurtures the well-being of those who contribute to its success.

Study Level: Professional Development
Intake: On Request
Study Load: 7-14 Hours
Delivery Mode: Online
In-Person

Master of Professional Psychology Practice

The Master of Professional Psychology Practice (MPPP) 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 the Master of Professional Psychology (5th year).

Study Level: Postgraduate
Intake: Semester 1 each year
Semester 2 each year
Study Load: Full-time (2 years - including MPP)
Part-time (4 years - including MPP)
Delivery Mode: In-Person

Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy

The Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy provides students with training in key therapeutic modalities and interventions. With its strong vocational emphasis, it helps students learn how to integrate theoretical constructs, increase their insight and problem-solving capabilities, apply advanced therapeutic techniques and practice skills.

Study Level: Postgraduate
Intake: Semester 1 each year
Study Load: Full-time (1 year)
Part-time (2 years)
Delivery Mode: In-Person

Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy

The Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy provides high-level training in the skills required to work effectively with a wide variety of clients. The program provides a deep immersion into the theory and practice of an integrative, humanistic, process-oriented, relational psychotherapy that incorporates contributions from the psychodynamic, cognitive and existential approaches.

Study Level: Postgraduate
Intake: Semester 1 each year
Study Load: Full-time (2 years)
Part-time (4 years)
Delivery Mode: In-Person

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) is an APAC accredited fourth year psychology program. This course includes theoretical and professional-focused training to prepare students for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia, upon subsequent enrolment in a Master of Psychology training program. Graduates are eligible to apply for APAC accredited masters-level psychology training programs.

This course is now available online. Students can either undertake the units at the Hawthorn East Campus or online. See Honours Online course page here.

Study Level: Postgraduate
Intake: Semester 1
Semester 2 (Part-time only) - Not applicable to International Student Visa Holders
Study Load: Full-time (1 year)
Part-time (18 months)
Part-time (2 years)
Delivery Mode: In-Person

Master of Professional Psychology

The Master of Professional Psychology (MPP) represents the first year of the ‘5+1’ pathway to general registration as a psychologist. The course prepares selected graduates of an APAC accredited fourth year course in psychology, who are eligible for registration as a provisional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA), to meet the core capabilities and attributes required to practice.

This course is now available online.  Students can either undertake the units at the Hawthorn East Campus or via online. See MPP Online course page here.

Study Level: Postgraduate
Intake: Semester 1 each year
Study Load: Full-time (1 year)
Delivery Mode: In-Person
Online

Bachelor of Psychology and Counselling

Get work-ready in 3 years!

The Bachelor of Psychology and Counselling is Cairnmillar’s brand new, TEQSA-accredited double major undergraduate degree, which provides an immersive learning experience to get you workplace-ready, faster.

The program’s curriculum focuses solely on mental health, which means you won’t need to study units that are not relevant to your future career.

Study Level: Undergraduate
Intake: Semester 1 each year
Semester 2 each year (Part-Time)
Study Load: Full-time (3 years)
Part-time (6 years)
Delivery Mode: In-Person

Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

The Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) program prepares students for professional practice and undertaking a Psychology Board of Australia approved registrar program, leading to endorsement as a clinical psychologist. Clinical psychology focuses on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of complex clinical disorders across the life span. Students will develop advanced knowledge, skills and experience in psychopathology, assessment and therapeutic interventions.

Study Level: Postgraduate
Intake: Semester 1 each year
Study Load: Full-time (2 years)
Delivery Mode: In-Person

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Cairnmillar Institute acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are meeting. We pay our respects to their Elders, past and present, and the Aboriginal Elders of other communities who may be here today.

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