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Inherent requirements for postgraduate Psychology courses

These inherent requirements apply to the Master of Psychology (Professional) and the Master of Clinical Psychology.

Master of psychology

Why are inherent requirements essential for studying this course?

The Master of Psychology (Professional) at Curtin University is professionally accredited and graduating students will need to meet the requirements of the professional body to register to work in this profession. Students should be familiar with the requirements set out by the following accrediting bodies and Standards which may impact their progression throughout their studies and in entering the profession:

Psychology Board of Australia

The core role of the Psychology Board of Australia is to protect the public. One of the ways we do this is by making sure that only practitioners who have the skills and qualifications to provide safe care and psychological services to the Australian community are registered to practise in the psychology profession.

Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

APAC is an independent quality and standards organisation. APAC develops and reviews the standards for accreditation of psychology programs of study.

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency – Student Registration

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) is the national organisation responsible for implementing the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) across Australia.

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