Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science
The Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science is a one-year bridging program. Meeting core requirements of foundational training in psychology this course is a direct pathway to a fourth year Psychology program. Unlike a typical 3-year undergraduate sequence, the Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science offers a ‘fast track’ one-year full time sequence for those who hold a recognised undergraduate degree wishing to pursue psychology.
|Location: Online||Intake: Semester 1 and Semester 2 each year|
|Delivery: Full Time and Part Time||Fees: Fee information can be found here|
|Duration: 1 Year Full Time or 2 Years Part Time||FEE-HELP: Yes|
|Course Code: PY084|
What does this course offer you?
- Fast tracked (8 unit) sequence of study in psychology
- Pathway into honours
- High quality teaching and learning experiences
- Competitive unit prices
- Full Time or Part Time completion
- Overall Cost of the degree, $19,000
- July 2020 start – mid-year entry open now!
What more does Cairnmillar offer?
We are committed to making your experience at Cairnmillar one that continues to assist you beyond your degree. We aim to provide you with skills beyond what you will gain through the units of study. So, what else Cairnmillar also offers includes:
- A reduced price for professional development for our students
- Free participation in a student leadership program
- A colloquium program that is inspiring
- Friendly staff with an open-door approach
- A number of online tools to assist with writing and style skills.
Course Duration and Structure
|PSY401||Theories of Personality|
|PSY402||Data Sciences and Statistical Inference|
|PSY405||Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience|
|PSY407||The Application of Psychological Theory|
|PSY408||Psychology Research Capstone|
For entry into the course, students are required to submit an application through the Apply Now page, with certified or original scanned copies of the following supporting documentation:
- Most recent academic transcripts
- Proof of residency/citizenship (e.g. passport, birth certificate, or citizenship certificate).
Recognition of Prior Learning
Graduate Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate high-level knowledge of core psychological theory, research skills, and the associated empirical evidence base
- Synthesise research and theory from major fields in psychology and apply this knowledge to different contexts to resolve complex problems and apply in professional practice
- Communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally across a range of contexts including oration, writing, the online environment, and in teams
- Act ethically and professionally while respecting cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity
- Demonstrate self-motivated and self-directed learning principles that facilitate lifelong learning and ongoing professional development