APAC Accreditation Renewed for UNSW Psychology

Posted 14 November 2013

UNSW Psychology has successfully renewed its accreditation by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Following a three-day site visit conducted by APAC in July this year, the programs of study below have been given a seal of approval as meeting the Approved Accreditation Standard (June 2010) for the profession:

Three Year Sequence

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science (International)*

Bachelor of Science and Business

Bachelor of Arts

Fourth Year

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Four Year Sequence

Bachelor of Psychology

Bachelor of Science (Advanced)

Fifth and Sixth Years

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Master of Psychology (Clinical)/Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Psychology (Forensic)

Master of Psychology (Forensic)/Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Psychology (Organisational)

Master of Psychology (Organisational)/Doctor of Philosophy

As noted on the APAC website:

Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009, courses [programs] must first be accredited by APAC before they can be approved by the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) as suitable programs of study for the purpose of registration as a psychologist.

* The Bachelor of Science (International) program currently has Accreditation with Conditions. It will be fully accredited without conditions once the first Psychology major students graduate from the program.