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Graduate Diploma of Psychology

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Course overview

The Graduate Diploma of Psychology provides fourth year training in Psychology for students who have completed an accredited 3 year undergraduate psychology program. Upon completion of this program students will be eligible for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Graduates of this course who wish to become fully registered as psychologists must complete, in addition to this course, two years of supervised practice in the field or an accredited Master's degree (e.g. Master of Psychology) with one further year of supervised practice.

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

Campus
Singapore
Start dates
March, July, November
Duration
12 months full time
Study mode
On campus

Subjects

Course Structure

3 trimesters per year

Study Program

Students are required to complete 6 core subjects (24 credit points) based on availability and scheduling.

  • Group Project Part 1 of 2
  • Group Project Part 2 of 2
  • Ethics for research and professional evidence-based practice
  • Design and Analysis for Research
  • Operationalising the Scientific Practitioner Model Psychology: Now and the Future

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor degree that includes an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council approved three-year sequence in Psychology; and
  • A minimum of a credit average in all level 2 and 3 Psychology subjects taken as part of that degree; or
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine as equivalent to the above.

For further information please email us at admissions-singapore@jcu.edu.au

English Requirements

  • Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency of IELTS 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0)/TOEFL iBT 79 (with minimum writing score of 19) and above; or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP);
  • Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study in English medium may satisfy the English Language Requirement on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fees

Domestic* International
S$20,116 S$20,544

*Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding those holding a Student Pass)

Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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Disclaimer
Although James Cook University endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.