In Australia, the demand for registered psychologists and other professionals with skills in psychology is growing.
With ECU’s 100% online Graduate Diploma of Psychology, you will build your foundational knowledge of psychological science and develop a deep understanding of human development and behaviours.
Build your knowledge of psychology, promote psychological health and wellbeing and begin the pathway to becoming a registered psychologist.
What You'll Learn
- Foundational understanding and psychological literacy: Build your foundational knowledge in psychological science and develop a deep understanding of human development, behaviours and common psychological disorders across the lifespan.
- Scientific approach: Cultivate a scientific approach to understanding human behaviour and learn to apply psychological theory to real-world contexts.
- Cultural perspectives: Enhance your understanding of cultural differences in psychological health and wellbeing, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Apply theories of social psychology to local and global issues and events. Practice self-reflection to enhance your professional development.
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration Study Load
- 16 months (minimum) part-time and 8 units
- Flexible, accelerated and 100% online
To gain entry to the Graduate Diploma of Psychology online, applicants must have:
- An Australian Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or higher-level qualification in any discipline (besides Psychology major) from a recognised tertiary institution OR
- A Graduate Certificate of Psychology.
Not only will you be supported by our academic staff with feedback and answers to your academic questions, but you will also receive dedicated one-on-one support for all non-academic queries from your Student Success Advisor. They are available via phone or email to provide motivation and guidance, supporting you while you achieve your study goals.
Developed by Industry Experts
The Graduate Diploma of Psychology is designed and delivered by experienced psychology researchers and practitioners. Benefit from close support from engaged academics and build your professional network as you continue your journey to becoming a registered psychologist.
Flexible, Accelerated and 100% Online
Our degrees allow you to tailor your study to your busy schedule and complete your degree sooner than traditional on-campus study. Experience our engaging online learning environment with support from academics, Student Success Advisors and fellow students.
- Case studies
- Applied projects and presentations
About Edith Cowan University Online
At ECU we are guided by our values of integrity, respect, rational inquiry and personal excellence. Our focus on teaching and research is inspired by engagement and partnerships with those in the many communities we were established to serve.
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