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The Graduate Diploma in Psychology course at Murdoch University allows you to register to practise psychology after completing an additional year's study. This is the quickest route to meeting the academic requirements to become a registered psychologist.
The course covers advanced psychological assessment and practical skills in psychology, as well as the principles and processes of psychological intervention.
Set yourself up for a rewarding career in just 12 months - this graduate diploma is recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, and it also makes you eligible to apply for the Master of Applied Psychology courses in Organisational Psychology and Clinical Psychology, which provide further specialisation in psychology practices.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
All students must also satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English language.
In this psychology course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in Psychology from Murdoch University.
As a graduate of this course you'll be equipped to find work in a diverse range of workplaces, including private practice, health services, government and research.
You may also choose to advance your knowledge by undertaking further study with the Master of Applied Psychology courses in Organisational Psychology and Clinical Psychology.
The graduate diploma is recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
Curious about where a career in psychology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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