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Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Focus your studies within psychology by undertaking focused and collaborative research. You will develop valuable skills in research analysis and design, research ethics, and have access to a network of national and international experts in the field of psychological science.

#1 in Australia

for median graduate salary Good Universities Guide 2023, PG Psychology

Skills to succeed

Combine theory and practice

5 Stars

for full-time employment Good Universities Guide 2023, PG Psychology

Commencing

  • Townsville: February
  • Singapore: March, July, November

Fees

$34,960.00+

+estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree that includes an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council-approved three-year sequence in psychology with a credit average in all level 2 and 3 psychology subjects; or equivalent

English language requirements

Band 1

If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.

CRICOS Code

040166B

Course detail

Real stories

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    Student

    Jessica Thomasson

    Graduate Diploma of Psychology

    Studying the Graduate Diploma of Psychology at JCU has provided me with the opportunity to advance toward a career in psychology, while affording me the flexibility I needed as a mother of a very active toddler.

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    Lecturer

    Dr Kerry McBain

    Head, Psychology

    Having an understanding of human behaviour - what motivates people, how they perceive the world, and why they make the decisions they do - is invaluable knowledge in business. The joint degree gives students a solid grounding in both the principles of business and of human behaviour.

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    Employer

    Ann Nicholls

    Manager Offender Development, Lotus Glen Correctional Centre, Custodial Operations

    It is great having JCU graduates on staff. The JCU school of Psychology clearly has experienced and knowledgeable lecturers, tutors and staff. The graduates bring a solid knowledge base, enthusiasm and energy to grow and build on their study, plus a genuine care to support the team around them.