Graduate Certificate of Psychological Science

Delve into the study of human behaviour

Graduate Certificate of Psychological Science

KEY INFORMATION

National CRICOS Course Code

099624E

Course Length

2 trimesters

Fees
AQF

8

Study Modes

On-campus in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Perth via online delivery or via blended delivery which combines online study with compulsory on-campus workshops, or a combination of all. You will need to have access to a computer and the internet, study mode availability is subject to unit requirements and trimester enrolments.

Only available to international students on-campus in Melbourne, and Sydney.

Please note: The Graduate Certificate of Psychological Science is only offered as a pathway program into the Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science.

Intake & start dates
1ST TRIMESTER
Mon 3 Feb 2020
2nd TRIMESTER
Mon 25 May 2020
3rd TRIMESTER
Mon 14 Sep 2020

About this course

You’re intrigued by the human mind, and how our immediate environment affects our thinking and actions. Our Graduate Certificate of Psychological Science gives you deep insight into why we think and act the way we do, with an understanding of the connection between an individual, society and culture.

The degree provides students with psychological knowledge and skills that they will be able to apply to their current and/or future workplaces. This could be the first step on the path to training and registering as a psychologist in Australia or another career where understanding human behaviour is beneficial. This course is a pathway to higher education, such as to the Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science.

Structure

4 UNITS

What you'll learn

EXPERTISE IN HUMAN BEHAVIOUR FORMS THE FOUNDATION OF ALL OUR COURSES INCLUDING OUR GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE.

Explore with an applied focus:

  • Evidence based approaches
  • The individual, society and culture
  • Biology, learning and cognition
  • Professional Issues and Applications

See the complete course guide here.

Before Applying

Chat to one of our ACAP course advisors to make sure you’re picking the right course for your goals. Think about funding options, and whether full-time or part-time study suits your commitments. We’ve also got some entry requirements and practical components to complete.

Before you start studying at ACAP, check out the services and support available to students. 

Feel free to get in touch with us

1800 039 139

connect@acap.edu.au

Admission Criteria

Meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of a Bachelor Degree or higher in any discipline

International student IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0 completed in the last two years (or equivalent).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by ACAP as equivalent to Australian qualifications.