Master of Applied Psychology (Community Psychology)
Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria
The Community Psychology Program is completed over 2 years, or part time over 4 years.
There are three components to the program - 1) Course Work, 2) Placement Practicums, and 3) a Research Thesis.
Completion of the program will prepare students for specialist registration as Community Psychologists with PBA (Psychology Board of Australia), and membership of the APS College Membership in Community Psychology. The program is fully accredited by APAC (Australian Psychology Accreditation Council).
The Goals of the Community Psychology Program are to:
- develop students' skills in the analysis of social and psychological problems from multiple perspectives and at multiple levels.This will entail developing sensitivity to the cultural and experiential forces that have impacts on such problems;
- develop students' skills in intervention strategies which are appropriate to multiple levels of analysis of problems, from the individual level to broader community contexts;
- develop students' skills in interventions in a variety of areas, such as program and policy design, implementation and evaluation, the organisation and facilitation of groups, and the development of social support networks;
- implement the skills learnt via a research project which they will design, plan, conduct and report on;
- highlight the various ethical and professional conduct issues that will be faced as practising psychologists;
- prepare students for specialist registration as Community Psychologists with PBA (Psychology Board of Australia), and membership of the APS College Membership in Community Psychology. The program is fully accredited by APAC (Australian Psychology Accreditation Council)
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What are the minimum requirements before admission into the Community Psychology Post Graduate Program?
An APAC accredited three year undergraduate sequence in psychology, and a fourth-year APAC accredited psychology course, is the minimum entrance requirement. However, relevant professional experience will be a substantial factor in selection.Applicants will be interviewed to assess suitability for the course.There is normally an intake of students every second year.
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