The University of Adelaide

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

The University of Adelaide
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Why study this course

  • Develop foundational knowledge in a range of psychology disciplines, and learn about research, ethics and data analysis
  • Use this course as a first step towards a career as a Psychologist, or to further your career in industries such as social work, human resources or education
  • Enjoy the flexibility to study online from anywhere

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

Entry requirements

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree 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:

  • Learning and behaviour
  • Research methods, design and analysis
  • Developmental psychology
  • Psychological health and wellbeing
  • Culture and context
  • Social psychology
  • Perception and cognition
  • Individual difference and assessment

Enquire with The University of Adelaide or visit their website 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 The University of Adelaide or visit their website 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, The University of Adelaide 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 The University of Adelaide or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Graduate Diploma in Psychology have been employed in these roles:

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Support and delivery

When you study online with the University of Adelaide, you will:

  • Study a fully flexible online course, allowing you to fit study around your schedule
  • Have access to a dedicated Student Success Advisor via phone and email who can provide learning and academic support throughout your studies
  • Benefit from access to extra academic resources, counselling services, career development and disability support, if and when required
  • Study a course that has been tailored for online delivery, by undertaking one subject at a time over a six week period

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Graduate Diploma in Psychology

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  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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