The University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Advanced)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Advanced) at the University of Melbourne has been designed to build on the knowledge and skills attained in the APAC accredited Graduate Diploma in Psychology. The course provides students with flexibility and choice in advanced coursework in the core discipline areas of Psychology, as well as an opportunity to undertake advanced training in the conduct of a significant research project, and to develop pre-professional knowledge of the ethical principles and assessment and interviewing skills that underpin further professional training as a psychologist.


  • (100 credit points) Students undertaking honours in Psychology must complete three compulsory subjects (which include the research project) (75 points)
  • and two elective subjects (25 points)


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

The minimum requirement to be eligible for selection to the Psychology honours program is completion of all the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Biomedicine, with an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited major in Psychology with a weighted average of at least 70% in the second and third-year Psychology subjects, or equivalent. In computing the weighted average, the average of the third year Psychology subjects is assigned twice the weight of the average of the second year Psychology subjects.


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $47,920
International: $59,080
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 3 years

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