Graduate Diploma in Psychology

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Mid-year intake now open. Apply by 5 June to start in July.

The Monash Online Graduate Diploma in Psychology is accredited and provides you with the training required to pursue professional qualifications or build the foundation needed to study towards an advanced psychology qualification.

  • Accredited by The Australian Psychology Accreditation Council
  • 100% online – complete your online diploma no matter where you are
  • Accelerated online delivery
  • Six student intakes throughout the year
  • No on-site exams

Career outlook

A Graduate Diploma in Psychology is a versatile qualification that can lead you into a wide variety of careers. It could lead you to further study to become a professional psychologist or researcher, or to roles in industries such as human resources, teaching, mental health, counselling, marketing and more. Find out more about your various pathways and career options with a Graduate Diploma in Psychology.

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Career outlook

A Graduate Diploma in Psychology is a versatile qualification that can lead you into a wide variety of careers. It could lead you to further study to become a professional psychologist or researcher, or to roles in industries such as human resources, teaching, mental health, counselling, marketing and more. Find out more about your various pathways and career options with a Graduate Diploma in Psychology.

Confused about whether psychology or counselling is right for you? Find out more about in this infographic: psychology vs counselling – what is the difference ?

Course curriculum

This course will provide you with a solid foundation in psychology principles. As you cover the theory and contemporary issues, you will develop strong critical and analytical thinking skills, as well as research techniques that will help prepare you for your chosen career. You will study:

  • Developmental and biological psychology
  • Research design and analysis 
  • Cognition and perception 
  • Abnormal psychology 
  • Personality and Social Psychology 
  • Psychological testing
  • Ethical principles

Course curriculum

This course will provide you with a solid foundation in psychology principles. As you cover the theory and contemporary issues, you will develop strong critical and analytical thinking skills, as well as research techniques that will help prepare you for your chosen career. You will study:

  • Developmental and biological psychology
  • Research design and analysis 
  • Cognition and perception 
  • Abnormal psychology 
  • Personality and Social Psychology 
  • Psychological testing
  • Ethical principles

Entry requirements

  • An undergraduate bachelors degree in any discipline or a higher university qualification
  • Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia also apply

Entry requirements

  • An undergraduate bachelors degree in any discipline or a higher university qualification
  • Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia also apply

The Monash Online learning experience

Complete your Graduate Diploma in Psychology with Monash University – online learning like never before. On successful completion of this 20 month course, you will receive a Graduate Diploma that is accredited by The Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. You’ll have access to instructors and fellow students, through the use of video, live chat and discussion forums.

The Monash Online learning experience

Complete your Graduate Diploma in Psychology with Monash University – online learning like never before. On successful completion of this 20 month course, you will receive a Graduate Diploma that is accredited by The Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. You’ll have access to instructors and fellow students, through the use of video, live chat and discussion forums.

Contact us

Phone

1300 655 671 – free call from Australia

Operating hours: 9am-5:30pm AEST Monday to Friday

Email

Course information: admissions.online@monash.edu

Contact us

Phone

1300 655 671 – free call from Australia

Operating hours: 9am-5:30pm AEST Monday to Friday

Email

Course information: admissions.online@monash.edu

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Request brochure

Learn more about Monash Online today