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Careers and further study
Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.
Fees and scholarships
Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(2) Applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard.
Applicants must ask two academic referees to provide reports using the National Online Referee System. Ensure you give your referees enough notice to meet the deadline. This system is the same across all Australian universities. To be able to use the system, you will need to have an active subscription. The subscription allows you to access the service during the intake period. The cost is $25 and can be paid for through the 'My account' section in the payment tab of the National Online Referee System.
Applicants must also provide the following information with their application:
• Brief personal statement outlining the reasons for applying for the program (maximum of one page).
• Curriculum vitae summarising any occupational or practical experience of relevance to the program.
• Names and contact details (telephone numbers and email addresses) of the two nominated academic referees that will be completing the referee report.
Ranking and Selection Process
(a) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
(b) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA;
(c) a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA;
(d) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in psychology with invitation to attend the interview based on 5(a), (b) and (c) and the interview quota for that year;
(e) the intake quota for that year.
Course-specific English competency
How to apply
Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
This course is now subsidised by the Australian Government as a Commonwealth supported place (CSP). Find out how much you can save with a CSP place.
About the course
- Available 2020
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1
- Please refer to the UWA handbook.
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.
Why study with us?
Psychology can take you anywhere and everywhere. Psychology is relevant to almost any human endeavour, meaning a psychology degree, or some complementary psychology studies, are relevant not only for traditional psychology careers, but for a wide range of careers.