Show as: Mobile

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Monash University
1.7 years
Part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
Melbourne (Australia)
Enquire for start dates
Monash University

Program description

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

This course offers graduates a major in psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), permitting them to undertake the further training needed to obtain professional qualifications.

This course is offered in a purely online mode, however, will include at least 1 hour of participation in live learning activities per week. Applicants should have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline. The course structure consists of an APAC-accredited sequence in psychology of nine core units and one elective.

Studies include developmental and biological psychology, research design and analysis, cognitive and social psychology, abnormal psychology, perception and personality, psychological testing, theories of ability and ethics, research methods and theory.

Electives offered may include units covering counselling; health psychology; addiction studies; human neuropsychology and cognition; psychology and the law; and music psychology.

Graduates must complete further study and training for a career in psychology. Psychologists work in many fields including private practice; in clinical, counselling, organisational and health psychology; and in research and teaching.

This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Admission requirements

Entry requirements vary depending on your program. Most Masters degrees require an average of 65% (or equivalent) in your Bachelor degree, and Bachelor degrees each have unique entry scores. For more information about local and international curricula, please contact Monash.

Does this course require proof of English proficiency?

The TOEFL® test is accepted by 10,000+ universities and higher education institutes in over 150 countries. Book your test today!

Learn more Advertisement

Tuition fees

Tuition fees vary, and are listed with each degree on the Monash website under “Applications and Fees”. For more information, please contact us or visit our website.

Request info

Want to know more about this program, Graduate Diploma in Psychology? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.

Currently living in *
Nationality *


About this institute

Monash University

At Monash, the desire to make a difference informs everything we do. But we go beyond good intentions. We make an impact, both locally and internationally. We are a global university with a presence on four continents. And our plans...

Read more about this school

Why study at Monash University

  • Monash is ranked one of the best universities in the world, sitting at #51 in 2021.
  • We are the largest university in Australia, with 10 faculties and over 300 degrees to choose from.
  • With students from over 100 countries and some of the most innovative and employable degrees in Australia, we are the perfect launchpad for your career.

Contact info

Monash University

211 Wellington Road
3170 Melbourne Victoria

 Show phone number

Message the school

Want to know more about Graduate Diploma in Psychology? Fill out the following form and we'll pass your details on to a representative from the school, who will respond to your enquiry.


Be the first to write a review!