Graduate Diploma of Psychology

University of Sydney

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour. It is a diverse discipline that encompasses many aspects of functioning, both normal and abnormal. Psychology is concerned with such things as individual and group behaviour patterns, physical actions and thought processes as well as our interaction with the environment and others. This program enables graduates from disciplines other than psychology to complete the equivalent of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited major in psychology, providing a pathway to a fourth year of study in psychology and meeting the requirements for provisional registration as a psychologist in Australia.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,250

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent (not psychology), 12 credit points of junior psychology (or equivalent)


48 credit points

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Following the completion of the Graduate Diploma in Psychology students are able to apply for a fourth year of study in Psychology 4 (Honours) and then the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (DCP), or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in order to obtain registration as a professional psychologist.


Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Who for:

Students with a non-psychology degree

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00026A

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Camperdown/Darlington No info Yes Part time 2 years
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