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Massey University is currently implementing a new admission system. As applications close earlier than usual for this specialist programme, amended information has been included under the 2017 Psychology pages to allow for applications to be made well in advance of the closing date.
You will have completed a relevant Bachelor's degree from a New Zealand tertiary institution or have been admitted with equivalent status as eligible to proceed to the Diploma and have relevant work experience in mental health, undertaken within five years of application for admission to the programme and admission to Postgraduate Study.
The School of Psychology website contains detailed information regarding this programme. Note: This is a selected entry programme. Applications close 31 October 2017 for the 2018 intake. No late applications will be accepted.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
Courses to the value of 120 credits.
Note: This diploma involves supervised part-time practical work in one or more approved institutions.
The PGDipCBT may be awarded with Distinction/Merit
All requirements are usually completed over two academic years.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
Note: Courses should be taken in numerical order
175.761 Theory and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
175.762 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Depression
175.763 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
175.764 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic and Complex Disorders
175.765 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Clinical Practicum (60)
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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