Graduate Diploma in Psychology (GDPSYC)

General

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Program Description

Graduate Diploma in Psychology (GDPSYC)

Locations:

  • Casuarina Campus
  • External Studies

This course is designed to meet the needs of graduates from other disciplines who wish to pursue a career in psychology or related fields by providing them with the opportunity to undertake an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited undergraduate major in psychology. It is particularly suited to those who want subsequent entry to fourth year Psychology courses. Career opportunities available to graduates include: youth work, advertising and marketing, policy and research, consumer research, industrial relations, human resources, program coordination and welfare. Major employers include State and Territory and Commonwealth government departments, local business and multinational corporations, as well as child, family and aged care services, educational and rehabilitation community-based agencies.

Admission Requirements

Successful completion of a recognised bachelors degree or equivalent together with successful completion of APAC accredited first year psychology units. Students who have completed an APAC accredited undergraduate degree are not eligible for entry.

English Language Requirements for International Students

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Professional Recognition

As a course accredited with APAC, students with a Graduate Diploma who go on to complete Honours in Psychology are eligible then to register as an intern (ie. probationary) psychologist in their State or Territory and train as a psychologist through a supervised internship or via a specialist coursework masters or doctoral program.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include: youth work, advertising and marketing, policy and research, consumer research, industrial relations, human resources, program coordination and welfare. Major employers include the Northern Territory and Commonwealth government departments, local business and multinational corporations, as well as child, family and aged care services, educational and rehabilitation community-based agencies.

Last updated February 2018

About the School

More than 120 years ago, Banjo Paterson described the Northern Territory as a “vast wild land, full of huge possibilities”.And he was right.So how did a relatively small population, spread sparsely ac ... Read More

More than 120 years ago, Banjo Paterson described the Northern Territory as a “vast wild land, full of huge possibilities”.And he was right.So how did a relatively small population, spread sparsely across an area, one–fifth the land mass of Australia, with little educational resources to speak of, turn those possibilities into a reality?By creating a study environment where the freedom exists for people to evolve their lives.Today this environment is captured at Charles Darwin University (CDU). Read less
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