Monash University

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Monash University
Institution rating
4.1
Duration
21 monthspart-time
Study mode
Online
Next start date
May

Why study this course

  • This course provides you with introductory knowledge in a range of psychology disciplines, enabling you to undertake the further training required to become a Psychologist
  • Benefit from the opportunity to participate in 1 hour of live learning activities every week
  • Choose from one of 6 start dates throughout the year - January, March, May, July, August or October - and study entirely online

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
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Roles related to this course: Psychologist, Research Assistant, Counsellor, Support Worker, and 10 more.

Recognition

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

Entry requirements

Completion of an Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any discipline

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Developmental and biological psychology
  • Research design and analysis
  • Cognitive and social psychology
  • Abnormal psychology
  • Perception and personality
  • Psychological testing
  • Ethics, research methods and theory

Enquire with Monash University to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Monash University to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Monash University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Enquire with Monash University to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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What are students saying?

Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Monash University
4.0
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Published Aug 2018
Graduate Diploma in PsychologyMonash University
Graduation date2009
Study modeOnline
Student review
It was great - teachers were great 👍
Published Aug 2018
Graduate Diploma in PsychologyMonash University
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeOnline
Student review
Very expensive course over a long period of time. Psychology takes far too long to be qualified.
Published Jul 2018
Graduate Diploma in PsychologyMonash University
Graduation date2016
Study modeOnline
Student review
The Monash GDPA is an APAC accredited course which is very professionally delivered. It involves 10 units each comprising 6 weeks of 25 hour a week course material, activities, live class and assessment.Assessments include essay, giving presentations, report writing and brief recording of counselling practice. Each group of around 25 students is assigned a tutor who gives assistance and feedback on assignments. I found it to be exceptional, and have seen my writing abilities vastly improved. Access to advice through tutors is easy and you feel well supported. The course is well paced, with two-week rests between units and opportunities to take intermission if needed. The Moodle platform is easy to use and you learn how to handle statistics, use of the SPSS statistics package with expert statisticians. I felt well supported through their Student Support system and would highly recommend this course to any considering pursuing Psychology.

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Support and delivery

Dedicated support

  • When you study online with Monash University you will have a dedicated Student Success Advisor. Your advisor is there to support you from admission to graduation and can provide advice on study practices, direct you to appropriate resources and assist with administration issues.
  • Learning is facilitated by Online Learning Advisors (OLAs). OLAs are subject matter experts, will guide group discussions and are available to answer your content questions.
  • Connect with your tutors and fellow students via video, live chat and discussion forums to share ideas, ask questions, stay connected and enhance your learning experience

Access a range of resources

  • As an online student at Monash University you will have access to a personalised, easy to use online portal to access all your study resources. You'll also find information on studying for exams, tips on giving presentations and advice on researching for assignments.
  • Access a wealth of resources through Monash's libraries to help with your studies. You can borrow books online and request electronic delivery of printed materials.
  • Benefit from access to Careers Connect, a service that provides you with professional development opportunities and a range of other resources to prepare you for the workforce. Access career success coaching, job application assistance and job listings.

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Monash University

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

You may wish to discuss the following with Monash University:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

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