Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology

About the Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology

The Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology is a fourth year program equivalent to Honours for students who have completed a three year major sequence of psychology studies.



Campuses and Duration

Campus Duration
Parkville 1 year

More information about The University of Melbourne


The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised, research-intensive university with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement spanning 160 years. Our reputation is based on our excellent teaching and research staff and generations of outstanding graduates.

About Us

Studying at Melbourne means you will join the best and brightest students from over 130 countries in a safe, friendly and vibrant campus environment.

Melbourne graduates are prominent in political, cultural, academic and business arenas throughout the world, and the university is rated in the top ten in the world for graduate employability in the 2012 QS World University Rankings.

A degree from Melbourne opens up educational and professional opportunities for you within Australia and around the world. High-profile employers and international organisations actively recruit our graduates, who stand out for their problem-solving skills, capacity for independent critical thought and leadership potential.

The large campus in Parkville is conveniently located close to the central business district of Melbourne. It also serves as a hub for the Parkville research precinct - one of the world's leading centres of medical and biotechnological research.

Student Services

The University of Melbourne offers a wide range of dedicated services throughout the full student life cycle - from pre-departure, throughout your study, returning home and then as an alumnus of the university.

Services for students include:

  • an Academic Skills Unit that assists students with academic and language skills
  • a Careers and Employment service to provide expert careers advice
  • health, counselling and disability liaison services
  • a Financial Aid service to provide free information on all financial issues
  • student housing services to provide information about the different housing options for students
  • the university library - one of Australia's oldest and largest academic libraries.

Our Careers and Employment service also helps students connect with potential employers. Our alumni network, with more than 210,000 members in over 100 countries, gives graduates an opportunity to share experiences and establish networks to support their career development, no matter where they are living.


View all The University of Melbourne courses

Melbourne's undergraduate degrees offer a broad range of options that allow you to specialise through your choice of major studies and broaden your knowledge and understanding of other related disciplines.

Study areas include:

  • biomedicine
  • humanities and social sciences, including communication and media studies
  • economics and commerce
  • science
  • music and fine arts
  • environments, including architecture, IT and engineering.

On completion of their undergraduate degree, many students head straight into the workforce, while others go on to complete a graduate qualification at one of the university's prestigious graduate schools. Melbourne offers more than 270 graduate degrees in fields such as architecture, engineering, dentistry, journalism, law, teaching, nursing, medicine, optometry, psychology, research and social work.



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