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Graduate Diploma in Psychology


80 cp

Minimum duration: 2 years part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Melbourne Victoria

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree including first year units PSYC100 Psychology A and PSYC101 Psychology B or their equivalent.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Graduate Diploma

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Schedule of Unit Offerings2

Click here for Unit Descriptions

Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
PSYC200 10 Lifespan Development (Pre: PSYC101 Psychology B)
PSYC202 10 Social Psychology (Pre: PSYC101 Psychology B)
PSYC204 10 Biological Psychology (Pre: PSYC101 Psychology B)
PSYC205 10 Learning and Perception (Pre: PSYC204 Biological Psychology)
PSYC300 10 Theories of Personality (Pre: PSYC202 Social Psychology)
PSYC304 10 Abnormal Psychology (Pre: PSYC202 Social Psychology)
PSYC307 10 Cognitive Psychology (Pre: PSYC202 Social Psychology and PSYC205 Learning and Perception)
PSYC309 10 Psychological Testing (Pre: PSYC202 Social Psychology)

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2The units are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).