This course is available to all students other than those holding an international student visa.
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To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—(1)(a)(i) a bachelor's degree in speech pathology, medicine, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
(ii) an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) evidence of having at least three months of full-time equivalent experience working directly with children or adolescents, as recognised by UWA;
(c) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
(d) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA;
(e) a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA.
(2) Invitation to attend an interview will be based on assessment of (1) (a), (b), (c), (d), and (e), in alignment with the interview quota for the year.
(3) Eligible applicants who are interviewed will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable by the selection panel.
(4) Admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants under (1) and (3) who fall within the intake quota for that year.
English competencySee the full list of English language requirements.
As well as The University of Western Australia application requirements, applicants must provide the following information with their applications:
- Brief personal statement outlining the reasons for applying for the program and addressing the selection criteria - maximum of one page;
- Curriculum Vitae summarising any occupational or practical experience of relevance to the program; and
- Names and contact details (telephone numbers and email addresses) of two referees. The School of Psychology will contact the referees shortly after we receive the applications.
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend an interview.