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What will I learn?

Expand your knowledge and skills in psychology

USQ’s Master of Science (Research) (Psychology Research) will give you the opportunity to undertake enhanced and intensive research training and professional psychology practices within the psychology research field. Apart of your studies, you will prepare a dissertation using research skills you have gained throughout your degree. There is a strong emphasis within this degree on professional training flexibility matched with research training.

Your psychology research career starts here

The Master of Science (Research) (Psychology Research) can allow you to progress your psychology research career. As graduates of this degree, you could go on to further studies in your specialty psychology research area including USQ’s PhD.

Residential schools

Your degree will include residential schools if you choose to study online. Whilst coming on-campus for a residential school, you will further explore psychology research and theories.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Science (Research) Psychology Research major is accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council.

Other majors

Other specialisations for the Master of Science (Research) include: Advanced Research and Applied Research.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

CRICOS

070618G

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,040.00 (20,15,234) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Venue

USQ Ipswich Campus

11 Salisbury Road,

IPSWICH,

Queensland,

4305, IPSWICH, Australia

Online/Distance (1.5 year)

Tuition fees
A$37,040.00 (20,15,234) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in an approved discipline, or equivalent. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.5 (or better)(no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) score of 570 (with a minimum Test of Written English score TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 230 (with an essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)/ C1 Advanced or Proficiency (CPE)/C2 Proficiency with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

For international students

Completed a program of study approved by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as constituting the first three years (or equivalent) of study in psychology within the last three years
achieved a GPA of 5.0/7.0 or better in the psychology courses in an APAC accredited undergraduate program
acceptance will be subject to the availability of, and endorsement by, a USQ supervisor.

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.5 (or better) (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) - 570 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 230 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) - 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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