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In student satisfaction surveys, ACAP consistently ranks highest for the all-round quality of experience.

Choose your path


Understand human behaviour and apply your learnings to make a lasting difference in people’s lives.

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Learn how to guide people through the ups and downs of life.

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Social Work

Learn how to effectively make a difference in the lives of those struggling from day to day.

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Criminology and Justice

Learn what makes people commit a crime and play your part in making Australia a safer place.

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Learn how to become a leader who can successfully guide individuals towards a sustainable future.

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Real world ready when you graduate

ACAP has relationships with community organisation, not-for-profit and commercial businesses across Australia. Whenever we can, ACAP places students with these organisations to get real world experience and practical preparation for a fulfilling career.

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6 Reasons to Choose ACAP


Deep Experience

ACAP has been specialising in human behaviour since 1983 providing a unique environment where everybody is devoted to understanding people. Our academics are experienced teachers and industry practitioners, committed to practical learning.


Flexible Study

Learn your way with us. Study modes are flexible; on-campus, online or blended with the option to study full time or part time.


Practical Learning

Our industry accredited courses focus on practical and experiential learning. Professional placements help create sought after graduates ready for the workforce and prepared to make a positive difference in the world.


Smaller Class Sizes

Our intimate, specialised approach to learning enables you to get to know your peers and your dedicated teachers who are committed to in depth discussions, practical skills and your personal growth.


Range of Courses

From diplomas through to postgrad Masters, ACAP creates experts in human behaviour, equipped to make a difference in the community. Study psychology, counselling, coaching, social work or criminology.


Accredited Qualifications

ACAP’s psychology degrees are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), and our higher education counselling degrees are accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).

Student Stories

Studying Psychology at ACAP

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

"The personalised nature of the course enhanced my learning. As a result I’ve done so much better at ACAP – both personally and academically. The lecturers are relatable, honest and supportive of leading you in the right direction."

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

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Courses with Flexibility

Learn your way

At ACAP we provide you with a range of flexible study choices including on campus and online study with the option to study full time or part time. Whether you are combining your study with a full-time job, trying to balance your family life or hoping to further your education, we can help you reach your career goals.


On Campus

Attend classes for a rewarding, interactive hands-on experience at one of our 5 campuses.



Study anywhere, anytime with our online classes including discussion forums.

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Blended Learning

A combination of live classes and online learning for freedom and practical experience. 

A Range of Funding Options

Your fees may vary depending on your enrolment. Whether you are a self-funded domestic student, you are using a FEE-HELP loan or you are an international student, we have options to meet your needs.



Pay upfront

Pay your tuition fees up front by direct debit, BPAY or credit card every trimester. 



A Commonwealth Government loan to help pay for all or part of your higher education course fees.

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Vet Loan

A Commonwealth Government VET Student Loan (VSL) to help pay all or part of your Diploma course fees up to $10,000.

Speak to an Adviser Today

Have a question? Contact a course adviser today. They are available to answer any study questions you may have to put you on the right career path.

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