Academic entry requirements
A completed recognised four year bachelor degree in psychology completed within the last 10 years with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 5.5 (on QUT's 7 point scale); and
A minimum fourth year psychology units grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 (on QUT's 7 point scale) in your psychology bachelor degree; and
The bachelor degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as a four year training (or equivalent) program. For example, QUT's Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology) degree.
Applicants with overseas qualifications must provide certification from the Australian Psychological Society (APS) stating their degree is equivalent to APAC-approved, four year training in psychology.
The Australian Psychological Society advises the average processing time is eight weeks, therefore applicants with overseas qualifications need to seek certification by no later than July.
Additional entry requirement
- Ask two referees to provide us with confidential reports via the Psychology Reference System;
- Please note: This system is the same across many Australian universities. To be able to use the system, you will need to have an active annual subscription. The cost is $25.00 and can be paid for through the "My Account" section in the payment tab.
- Successful questionnaire (PDF file, 336 KB)
- Successful interview
Entry to this course is competitive. Applicants are shortlisted in priority order on the basis of their GPA, referee reports and questionnaire. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted in mid-October to attend an in-person interview at the Kelvin Grove campus in late October/early November to assess their interpersonal skills in a clinical context. Admission is based on GPA, interview, questionnaire, and referee reports. Closing date
30 September: applications and/or supporting documentation (excluding current semester results) will not be accepted after this date. Blue card
This course requires you to have a blue card so you can participate in work placements and experience.
More about blue card requirements