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Graduate Certificate of Psychological Science

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.

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.

Course Structure

4 units

For more information see the full course guide

Course Guide

This course is comprised of 4 core units. Core units are compulsory subjects required to complete your degree.

 

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.

*Not available as a stand-alone course for International students

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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.

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