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Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

Key changes:

First year units on foundational perspectives in psychology, providing a solid basis on which to explore the diversity of psychological topics:

  • PSYC5252 Psychology: History, Science and Application 2 Advanced (pre-requisite for PSYC3102 Psychology: History, Science and Application 3)
  • PSYC5262 Foundational Perspectives: Cognition Advanced
  • PSYC5272 Foundational Perspectives: Biological Bases Advanced
  • PSYC5282 Foundational Perspectives: Lifespan Development Advanced

Second year units are reduced from 5 to 4 and focus on key area of the application of psychology, including the opportunity to study social and community psychology:

  • PSYC5312 Psychology: History, Science and Application 3 Advanced
  • PSYC5322 Individual Differences and Assessment Advanced
  • PSYC5332 Abnormal Psychology and Intervention Advanced
  • PSYC5342 Social and Community Psychology Advanced

Finally, students complete a capstone unit PSYC3222 Applying Psychological Science to Everyday Life

How do I find out more?

Recommended enrolment patterns for the Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science are available here.

Core units are offered each trimester and further information about availability can be found in the planning advice here

What should I enrol in for Trimester 1, 2021?

We will be providing individualized advice to students via email. If you have questions, please contact psychologytransition@acap.edu.au