Swinburne Online

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Swinburne Online
2 yearsfull-time
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Why study this course

  • If you've completed any undergraduate degree, the Graduate Diploma of Psychology is a fast-tracked way of learning the fundamentals of psychology
  • Study with a university ranked in the top 3% in the world
  • Recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

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Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • Undergraduate degree

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered 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

This course will enable you to:

  • Develop knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of psychology
  • Apply this knowledge to research projects and psychology practice activities
  • Analyse behaviour, disorders and cognitive processes to deepen your understanding of human nature

Enquire with Swinburne Online 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 the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Swinburne Online 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, Swinburne Online 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 Swinburne Online to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Support and delivery

Set your own timetable

Designed for maximum flexibility, this psychology course allows you to study any time, anywhere. It's recommended that students complete 10-12 hours of study per unit, per week.

There are study breaks between teaching periods and over Christmas/New Year so you can take time out during your course.

Supportive, interactive learning

With Swinburne Online, your course has been developed specifically for online delivery, so you get the most out of your online studies. The entire learning experience is designed to be supportive, engaging and collaborative. Course content is supplemented by online discussion boards, chat sessions, email and blogs.

  • Access your course throughan online learning platform
  • Excellent tutor-student ratio
  • Regular feedback and guidance from eLearning Advisors

In addition, Student Advisors are available by email and phone 7 days a week to respond to any queries you may have around your study.

These Student Advisors will provide information on admissions, enrolment and re-enrolment, course advice, policies and regulations and academic assessments, and assist you with any technical issues you may experience.

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Swinburne Online

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

You may wish to discuss the following with Swinburne Online:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

Submit an enquiry direct to Swinburne Online.

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