Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
You must have completed an APAC-approved fourth year of study in psychology (honours or graduate diploma) with an average of 75% level or higher.
You will need to access the Australian Psychology Post-Graduate Program Reference Request System to apply for a reference from academic and/or professional referees.
You will need to obtain one academic referee report and one professional or personal referee report.
Working with Children Check: Students are required to complete a Working With Children Check before going on placement.
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.
You must be eligible to apply for a Working with Children Check and register as a provisional psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- 2 Referee reports
- Shortlisted candidate will be required to attend an interview.
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 8.0 (with no individual band below 8.0.)
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Inherent requirements: non-academic abilities you'll need to complete this program
Some inherent requirements for this program include:
- reading, writing and number skills for understanding and completing patient notes and analysing data
- vision and hearing to accurately gain information and treat patients
- managing your behaviour and emotions to provide safe and competent patient care
- time-based problem-solving when working with patients
Who are they for?
Inherent requirements apply to every applicant and may be worth considering if you are living with disability, long-term illness and/or a mental health condition.
Why do you need to know?
By understanding the types of activities you’ll participate in, and the non-academic abilities you may need in this program, you can:
- understand more about the program
- determine if you may need support during your studies
- make an informed decision about whether the program is suitable for you
What support is available?
If there are any activities outlined which may be difficult for you to undertake, please discuss this with RMIT program staff or the Equitable Learning Services (ELS).
If you are living with disability, long-term illness and/or a mental health condition, we may be able to support you by making adjustments to activities in your program so that you can participate fully in your studies.
To receive learning adjustments, you need to register with ELS.