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Graduate Diploma in Psychology

(Not offered in 2012)

GradDipPsych

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

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 the units PSYC100 Psychology A, PSYC101 Psychology B, PSYC104 Research Design and Statistics 1 and PSYC206 Research Design and Statistics 2 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: PSYC100 Psychology A and PSYC101 Psychology B)
PSYC204 10 Biological Psychology (Pre: PSYC100 Psychology A and PSYC101 Psychology B)
PSYC205 10 Learning and Perception (Pre: PSYC100 Psychology A, PSYC204 Biological Psychology and PSYC206 Research Design and Statistics 2)
PSYC212 10 Abnormal Psychology (Pre: PSYC100 Psychology A and PSYC101 Psychology B)
PSYC307 10 Cognitive Psychology (Pre: PSYC100 Psychology A and PSYC101 Psychology B, Co: PSYC206 Research Design and Statistics 2)
PSYC311 10 Research Design and Statistics 3 (Pre: PSYC206 Research Design and Statistics 2. Inc: SOCS237 Quantitative Sociological Research Methods)
PSYC312 10 Individual Differences and Assessment (Pre: PSYC100 Psychology A and PSYC101 Psychology B)
PSYC313 10 Social Psychology (Pre: PSYC100 Psychology A and PSYC101 Psychology B)


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

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