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Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology

Apply now for 2023 entry. The deadline for applications is 1 October 2022.
The number of students accepted into the programme is limited. Applications will be considered by the programme selection committee in November. Shortlisted applicants are interviewed in November.

We are aware that there may be some difficulties finding internships due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19. We would like to encourage potential students to apply to the professional programme, even if they have not yet secured an internship. If admitted, enrolment will be subject to internships beginning by March 2023.

The Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology is designed to meet the requirements for registration as a psychologist under the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance (HPCA) Act.

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Key information

Entry Requirements:

Refer to the programme regulations

Years: 1.0
Study Locations:Hamilton
Start Dates: Trimester A (March)
Estimated Fees* (International): $32,615 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

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Entry to the PGDipPracPsych is subject to the approval of the Chairperson of the School, subject to the availability of a suitable academic supervisor and having completed the Masters in Applied Psychology in the relevant specialisation (or equivalent qualification).

You must be working (paid or unpaid) in a relevant area of psychology in an organisation which provides you with the opportunity to practice significantly in the relevant specialisation. This requirement will be determined by the Chairperson of the School from the candidate’s job description.

PGDipPracPsych Regulations

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