All candidates must demonstrate readiness for full-time graduate study for a period of four semesters and meet the following minimum requirements:
hold a good Honours degree (upper second class and above) or higher degree (e.g. Masters or Ph.D. degree) in psychology or a closely related discipline from a recognized university, or in exceptional circumstances, such other qualifications and experience that meet with the approval of the Board of Graduate Studies; and
pass a placement test (interview and/or written test) set by the core programme staff; and
pass any preparatory modules as indicated by the core programme staff on a case-by-case basis; and
provide evidence of meeting UM and NUS language requirements (see below) if English is not a candidate's first language, and the tests must have been taken not earlier than two years before the proposed date of admission; and
not an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident.
A few years of work experience will be an added advantage.
UM Language requirements
IELTS score of 6.5 (written 6.0); or
TOEFL score of 577 + TWE 4.5; or
TOEFL computer 233 + essay rating 4.5; or
OEFL internet of 90 + written 21
NUS Language requirements
IELTS core of 6.0; or
580 for the paper-based TOEFL; or
237 for the computer-based TOEFL; or
85 for the internet-based TOEFL (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section)
** Online application form can be accessed at the following link only
during the application period.