What will I learn?
The Master of Psychology offers you the necessary training to become a professional psychologist. It is oriented towards cognitive-behavioural psychology and you'll be trained and expected to work according to the scientist-professional model.
RMIT provides training in clinical psychology and has research expertise in the areas of clinical and health psychology, behavioural neuroscience, lifespan developmental psychology, and cross-cultural psychology. New areas of research include chronic disease and the ageing population.
Main areas of focus include:
psychobiology of cognition
stress, fear and anxiety
wellbeing and resilience
development across the lifespan
innovations in clinical interventions
The program consists of 192 credit points. The main areas of focus in psychology at RMIT are:
mental health of children, adolescents and adults
motor and cognitive development in children and adolescents
wellbeing and resilience
cognitive, blended and e-health innovations
The Master of Psychology is divided into coursework, clinical training and research.
Clinical psychologists are specialists in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems and mental illness.
You'll work in:
general medical practices
community health centres
mental health services
When you successfully complete this program, you may be eligible for entry into an RMIT Masters by Research or Doctoral (PhD) program.
Which department am I in? School of Health and Biomedical Sciences
Applicants must have completed a a bachelor degree, or an appropriate level of advanced professional experience relevant to the discipline area. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL (Paper Based Test) score of 580 (TWE* 4.5); TOEFL (Internet Based Test - iBT): Overall score 92 with minimum of 20 in all sections; Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): 58 (no communication band less than 50); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor Degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) and a fourth year of study in psychology (Honours or Graduate Diploma in Psychology) approved by Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) with a minimum of 75% average.
English language requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 8.0 (with no individual band below 8.0.)
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$33,600.00 (US$ 26,282) per year
26 February 2018
Bundoora Campus Plenty Road, BUNDOORA, Victoria, 3083, MELBOURNE, Australia