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How to apply for a Psychology degree
Applications for Master of Psychology (Counselling), Master of Psychology (Educational & Developmental), Master in Professional Psychology (5th year) and Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology open on August 11 and close on 31 October each year.
Note: If you wish to apply for any other postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Education, please see How to apply for a postgraduate course.
Step 1 - Application (by 31 October)
Step 2 - For the Master degrees only: Supplementary Information Form (by 31 October)
Please note: if you are applying for more than one Master of Psychology program you will need to complete a personal statement in the supplementary form for each program.
Step 3 - For the Master degrees only: Confidential Referee Reports (by 31 October)
Applicants who are unable to provide two professional referee reports must supply at least one professional and one academic referee report to be considered - however, this may affect your overall ranking.
Please ensure your application is complete and all documentation is submitted on time. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.
Step 4 - For the Master degrees only: Short listing (early-November)
Step 5 - For the Master degrees only: Selection interviews (mid-November)
Step 6 - First round offers
For the Master degrees only: First round offers are mailed out by early December. Applicants are required to respond within two weeks of receiving their offer.
For the Postgraduate Diploma only: First round offers are mailed out by late November. Applicants are required to respond within two weeks of receiving their offer.
Step 7 - Second round offers (late December - mid-January)