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Graduate Diploma of Psychology

  • Graduate Diploma

This course offers graduates a major in psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), permitting them to undertake the further training needed to obtain professional qualifications.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1.7 years part-time
Course Code
M5013
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct
Domestic Fees
$31,500 per year
International Fees
$31,500 per year

About this course

This course offers graduates a major in psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), permitting them to undertake the further training needed to obtain professional qualifications.

This course is offered in a purely online mode, however, will include at least 1 hour of participation in live learning activities per week. Applicants should have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline. The course structure consists of an APAC-accredited sequence in psychology of nine core units and one elective.

Studies include developmental and biological psychology, research design and analysis, cognitive and social psychology, abnormal psychology, perception and personality, psychological testing, theories of ability and ethics, research methods and theory.

Electives offered may include units covering counselling; health psychology; addiction studies; human neuropsychology and cognition; psychology and the law; and music psychology.

Graduates must complete further study and training for a career in psychology. Psychologists work in many fields including private practice; in clinical, counselling, organisational and health psychology; and in research and teaching.

This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).