Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
For students on the path to becoming a registered psychologist, who also want to learn from leaders in the field and build professional networks, the Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced) ticks all the right boxes. It’s accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), which means you can apply for provisional registration as a psychologist as soon as you complete the course and meet the requirements of the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA).Discover a range of advanced psychological assessment methods and gain a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to formulate psychological opinion in casework. One of the units, Client-Centred Skills in Practice, gives you the opportunity to learn about these applied techniques and how they could be used with clients in mental health settings.Acknowledging that research is an important tool of the modern psychologist, the course includes a number of research components that enhance your industry readiness.
8 credit points consisting of two components: coursework and a thesis. Attendance and presentation at the annual School Fourth Year Conference is a hurdle requirement. Students enrolled in the Cloud(online) mode have the option to attend or undertake an alternative assessment.
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Standard entry requirements
Entry will be based on performance in your Bachelor degree (with an APAC accredited three- year major sequence in psychology) with a minimum of a mid-credit (65%) in a level-three psychology Research Methods unit and a minimum average of 65% over all level-2 and level-3 Psychology core units, or A Foundation Level 1 APAC accredited Psychology course or equivalent (for example: a 3 year bridging course – Graduate Diploma of Psychology) with a minimum of a mid-credit (65%) in a level-three psychology Research Methods unit and a minimum average of 65% over all level-2 and level-3 Psychology core units. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. It is worth noting that the minimum mark average of Level 2 and Level 3 psychology core units (i.e. the mark 'cut-off') required for entry to Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced) in recent years has been at or above 75%.All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.
TThis course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), recognised for registration purposes by the Psychology Board of Australia and meets the requirements for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
This course provides a pathway to higher degree by research courses and other postgraduate coursework programs.
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