How to join an APS College


Updated April 2018

Current rules for APS College membership

To qualify for election to the grade of Fellow of a College, a person must be an Honorary Fellow, Fellow or Member of the Society and have completed:

  • An accredited Doctorate program in the College-specific area followed by a minimum one year full-time equivalent supervised practice; OR
  • An accredited Dual Doctorate program in two College-specific areas followed by a minimum of nine months full-time equivalent supervised practice for each College-specific area of practice; OR
  • An accredited Masters program in the College-specific area followed by a minimum of two years full-time equivalent supervised practice; OR
  • A combined Masters/PhD program in the College-specific area followed by a minimum of 18 months of full-time equivalent supervised practice.

Terms and Conditions

APS College application form – Fellow

APS College application form - Associate Member

Associate Member

I have completed an APAC accredited and College-approved Doctorate, Dual Doctorate, combined Masters/PhD or Masters program in the College-specific area.

APS College application forms – Academic membership

Academic Member

I have completed a research PhD in psychology and have completed relevant post-degree experience and publications 

Associate Academic Member 

I have completed a research PhD in psychology on a thesis topic relevant to the College-specific area or I have completed a research PhD in psychology and published in the College-specific area

Other APS College application forms

 

Please contact collegeapplications@psychology.org.au should you have any queries about the college application process or if you have any difficulty downloading these application forms.