Graduate Diploma of Psychology - Advanced

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

During your honours equivalent year you will get the chance to build on your undergraduate degree and learn an extended range of psychological assessment methods, as well as gain an understanding of the process of formulating psychological opinion in casework. You will learn a range of psychological assessment methods and gain a comprehensive understanding of the process of formulating psychological opinion in casework. The research and analytical skills you develop will strengthen the quality of your research projects and become indispensable tools in your future career. Possible career options include work in mental and general hospitals and clinics, business and industry, education, the criminal justice system, media, marketing, sport and research. If you choose to pursue full registration as a psychologist, you may find employment in a variety of settings including clinical, forensic, organisational, educational, health, sport and many other specialist areas. This course is recognised for registration purposes by the Psychology Board of Australia and is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). As a graduate you will be eligible to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist and for entry to APAC accredited Master or Doctoral level training programs that lead to registration as a psychologist.

Designed for

Psychology graduates

Structure

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Psychology students must attain 8 credit points. The Graduate Diploma of Psychology Science consists of two components: coursework and a thesis.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course. For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

Recognition

TThis course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), recognised for registration purposes by the Psychology Board of Australia and meets the requirements for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway to higher degree by research courses and other postgraduate coursework programs.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood International: $33,200 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Full-time : 1 year
Burwood International: $26,600 No No information available
Waterfront International: $26,600 No No information available

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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