What is APS assessment?

Most universities and higher education providers require an APS assessment of psychology qualifications to apply for entry to an APAC accredited course in psychology. Students seeking to apply for APAC accredited postgraduate psychology programs will only require an assessment conducted by the APS.

How long does an APS assessment take?

approximately 8 weeks
Time Frame The APS advises a processing time of approximately 8 weeks for an assessment. When your assessment is completed, you will be notified of the outcome in writing and by email.

Is a UK psychology degree Recognised in Australia?

As a UK qualified clinical psychologist you would have to apply to the Australian Psychological Society (APS; www.psychology.org.au) to have your qualifications assessed as equivalent to Australian Qualifications.

Can a Canadian psychologist work in Australia?

To work as a psychologist in Australia, you need to apply for and be registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (the Board). You may also need to apply for a visa issued by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Does Australia need psychologists?

While full membership of the society requires a fifth and sixth year of graduate study, it is not required to practise as a psychologist in Australia.

Can an American psychologist practice in Australia?

How do I become a registered psychologist in Australia?

Full registration as a professional psychologist in Australia is overseen by the Psychology Board of Australia and also requires:

  1. a fifth and sixth year of graduate study in professional psychology; or.
  2. one year of graduate study in professional psychology plus one year of a Board approved internship; or.

How much do psychologists charge in Australia?

The current Australian Psychological Society (APS) recommended fee is $267 per hour. A full APS fee schedule can be found here.

Where in Australia are psychologists likely to be working?

Location: Psychologists and Psychotherapists work in many regions of Australia. Industries: Most work in Health Care and Social Assistance; Education and Training; and Public Administration and Safety.

Can I work as a psychologist in Australia?