Graduate Diploma in Psychology

University of Melbourne, The

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences’ Graduate Diploma in Psychology is designed for graduates of other disciplines who may be interested in changing career direction and eventually qualifying as a registered psychologist, or for those who wish to study psychology simply out of interest in the discipline. Study in psychology prepares graduates for a diverse range of careers that are based on understanding human behaviour, including health, education, industry, commerce, welfare and government.

Designed for

Bachelor graduates who wish to change careers or who have a general interest in psychology


The course is comprised of 125 credit points of psychology subjects, including eight compulsory psychology subjects (100 credit points), and two elective psychology subjects at Level 3, selected from a range of electives (25 credit points).


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

an undergraduate degree with a major other than Psychology, or equivalent.


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville International: $62,640 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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