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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.
Cost of living
If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a) a qualification in psychology, as accredited by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, comprising:
(i) a first or upper second class honours; or
(ii) a four-year Bachelor of Psychology; or
(iii) a Graduate Diploma in Psychology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 70 percent in their fourth year of psychology study.
(2) Applicants must be eligible for registration as a psychologist at application.
Ranking and Selection Process
(a) the admission requirements under Rule 4;
(b) relevant community service experience (e.g. telephone counselling, aide to a person with a disability).
To apply for this course, you will need to write a personal statement, demonstrating that you have the necessary personal characteristics to become a successful school psychologist. Download the personal statement template here.
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.
About the course
- Not available 2021 onwards
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Full-time only
- Semester 1
- The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
- 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.