Master of Professional Psychology

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This course provides key training in ethics, psychological assessment, therapeutic interventions and other professional skills, which achieves 50% of the requirements towards full registration as a generalist psychologist. To meet the need for forensically oriented psychologists in the field, this degree also addresses psychological practice within the forensic domain. To achieve full registration after the completion of this one-year degree, you must undertake additional appropriately supervised placement hours which you arrange yourself in the following year.


80 credit points


  • Psychology
  • forensic psychology.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants will be subject to competitive selection based on academic excellence and capability for practitioner competence evaluated by interview, external referees' reports, and consideration of relevant professional experience.


This course is accredited with conditions by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). The objective of the Master of Professional Psychology is to provide one year full time training in the professional practice of psychology sufficient to prepare students for a final year of supervised internship to complete registration requirements.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bankstown International: $38,398 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

To be considered for admission an indicative academic achievement based on entry in previous years is a grade point average of 5 or higher (with Year 1 to 3 weighted 50% and Year 4 weighted 50%). There are inherent requirements for this course that you must meet in order to complete your course and graduate. See WS website for more details.

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