Do you already have a degree and want to study psychology?
The Graduate Diploma in Psychology offers graduates a major in psychology which is accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC), and permits them to undertake the further training needed to obtain professional qualifications in psychology. By providing knowledge of the major fields in psychology, the Graduate Diploma assists graduate students in making a career change or in determining how psychology may be used in their existing professions.
Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Psychology program who go on to complete an Honours year in Psychology, a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology or other accredited fourth-year psychology program may apply to proceed with the further training and study required to practice as a fully registered psychologist.
Studying Graduate Diploma in Psychology
- Handbook entry
Description, objectives, structure, requirements, progression, professional recognition, award(s) received
- Course overview
Duration, campus, fees, application form, accreditation
- Course Maps
Each course has a Course Map outlining the unit required for course progression. Some degrees may allow enrolment into elective units. These units may need to be discussed with the Course Administrator.
How to apply
Semester 1 Applications
Applications Open: 1 October
Applications Close: 15 January
Semester 2 Applications
Applications Open: 1 April
Applications Close: 31 May
Create Online Application
Create an online application account and begin your application. You can exit and log back in to continue your application at any point - the application is saved after you complete each page.
Before you submit your application you will be asked to accept the conditions.
The Off-Campus Learning students should visit the Off-campus Learning web site.