In Australia, psychology is taught at the university level. To be able to register to work as a psychologist in Australia, graduates must complete a four-year/Honours degree, followed by two years of either study in a specialist area or supervised practice.
OzTREKK's Australian universities offer professional training via Master's and Doctor of Psychology degrees. The programs comprise professionally oriented coursework, supervised practical training and major research dissertation.Graduate psychology programs are available at the following OzTREKK universities:
Entry into the above programs is highly competitive, and there are normally only a few places each year for international candidates in these programs. Interested candidates should have completed a four-year honours degree, including a thesis or major research project, and have achieved high academic standing. International student tuition fees for postgraduate Psychology programs in Australia range from $17,000 to $29,000 AUD per year. Living expenses are in addition to tuition fees.
All international students who wish to apply to a postgraduate psychology program in Australia must first submit an application to the Australian Psychological Society (APS) for an evaluation of educational qualifications. Contact OzTREKK for information about this pre-application requirement and the process involved in obtaining APS equivalency.
To practice psychology in Canada, you must be a registered member of a provincial regulatory body. Requirements vary from province to province. For more information, visit www.cpa.ca/practitioners/practiceregulation/
The OzTREKK Admissions Officer for postgraduate psychology programs is Adam Smith.