Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Are you looking to use the power of psychology to make an impact but don't have a background in the field? The Graduate Diploma in Psychology from UTS Online is 100% online and is your first step towards pursuing your career in psychology.

Psychological science can be applied in a range of disciplines, including health care, business management, HR, urban planning, sport performance, public service, and more.

In this course you’ll gain contemporary knowledge and practical skills, preparing you to harness the power of psychology, whatever your field of your work.

Upon successful completion of this course, you may apply for the Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Advanced), which is the next step in your pathway to becoming a registered psychologist or researcher.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Diploma
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    20 months
  • Start date:
    There are 6 intakes per year. Enquire for more info.
  • Awarded by:
    UTS Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
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Course Rundown

Are you looking to use the power of psychology to make an impact but don’t have a background in the field? The Graduate Diploma in Psychology from UTS Online is 100% online and is your first step towards pursuing your career in psychology.

Psychological science can be applied in a range of disciplines, including health care, business management, HR, urban planning, sport performance, public service, and more.

In this course you’ll gain contemporary knowledge and practical skills, preparing you to harness the power of psychology, whatever your field of your work.

Upon successful completion of this course, you may apply for the Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Advanced), which is the next step in your pathway to becoming a registered psychologist or researcher.

Eligibility

To do this course, applicants must have completed one of the following UTS-recognised qualifications or an overseas equivalent (in any discipline): ​ 

  • Advanced Diploma (AQF 6) ​ 
  • Bachelor's Degree​ 
  • Graduate Certificate​ 
  • Graduate Diploma ​ 
  • Doctorate or Masters (Research or Coursework).  

In this course, subjects you may study include:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Foundations Introduction to
  • Psychological Science
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Psychological Disorders and Interventions
  • Development Across the Lifespan
  • Research Methods and Theory in Psychology
  • Research Design and Analysis in Psychology
  • Psychological Assessment, Ethics, and Professional Skills
  • Society, Psychological Health and Wellbeing
  • Cognitive Psychology

Technology is driving change. At UTS Online we use the latest learning technology to help you get ahead and stay ahead in a changing world, faster.

UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia and ranked 11th globally*. Our 100% online postgraduate courses give you the opportunity to access our world-class education wherever you are.

Our courses are created by leading industry academics who partner with organisations operating at the edge of progress. The courses are delivered through an innovative and interactive online platform, designed by experts in online education who understand how to make lessons personal and engaging.

With UTS Online, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need for your immediate future as well as the capability to keep adapting as new technologies, new career environments and new social challenges change our world even more.

*QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020

You'll have the support you need to succeed with a dedicated Student Enrolment Advisor who will navigate and motivate you through to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

When you graduate, you'll receive a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from UTS Online.

Curious about where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $38,1800.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan scheme to cover the costs of all or part of your fees. 

Enquire as to your eligibility.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $47,014 (2021-22 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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