Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Deakin University

This course takes graduates of Bachelor of Psychology and Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies one step closer to a career as a psychologist. Studying this course gives you the opportunity to receive provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society. In the Graduate Diploma of Psychology, you will undertake both coursework and a research project, further developing your ability to critically evaluate theory and empirical studies. You will also learn advanced skills in research design, implementation, analysis and reporting as well as your understanding of professional responsibilities, standards of performance and ethical issues.

Course Fee:

Australian: $25,128
International: $30,672

Entry Requirements:

Applications are invited from graduates holding a degree with an approved three year sequence in psychology or Deakin Universitys Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science or equivalent. Applicants must have a minimum of a mid-credit 65% in Research Methods B or equivalent unit, and will be ranked for selection on the basis of their level 2 and level 3 Psychology core units including Research Methods B.

Structure:

8 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Psychology

Recognition:

This 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).

Who for:

Psychology graduates

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info No Full time 1 year
Burwood No info No Part time 2 years

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