Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

General

Program Description

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Completion of an accredited three-year sequence of study in psychology in Australia or the bridging Graduate Diploma of Psychology or equivalent. IELTS score of 7.0 with no band less than 6.5. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on the Bond University 4.0 scale for all second and third year Psychology subjects and are assessed on academic merit.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science prepares you for entry into a career in psychology (that is provisional registration as a psychologist in addition to two years of supervised training). The program also prepares you for the fifth and sixth years of your professional training.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Foundation Thesis Subjects (2)

  • Diploma Thesis 1: Research Seminar and Ethics
  • Diploma Thesis 2

Foundation Coursework Subjects (3)

  • Human Experimental Psychology
  • Multivariate Research Methods
  • Principles of Psychological Assessment

Elective Subjects (2)
Choose two of the following:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community and Health Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Social Cognition
  • The Scientist Practitioner Model

PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES

Under supervision, you will be able to pursue a career in the professional practice of psychology including clinical, forensic or organisational psychology, counselling, clinical neuropsychology, health and community psychology, sports psychology, research and other specialist areas.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

The Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science is fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Last updated July 2019

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