Graduate Diploma of Psychology

TMC Academy

Program Description

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

TMC Academy

Awarded by TMC Academy

The Graduate Diploma of Psychology is suitable for those who wish to study psychology from a CPE-accredited institution after having completed an undergraduate degree in another discipline. The Graduate Diploma of Psychology syllabus covers developmental, biological, cognitive, social, and abnormal psychology, as well as research design and analysis, and personality and psychological testing. This course of study therefore provides students with a comprehensive theoretical background and relevant helping skills to understand mental processes and human behaviour.

Course assessment

Assessment of the modules includes examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

Mode of Delivery

Lectures, tutorials and independent learning are employed. To make sure that students have a clear understanding of the concepts, tutorials are used to re-emphasize the key areas.

Independent learning involves pupils taking the initiative in recognizing learning requirements and undertaking activities to meet them. These activities could take the form of research, tutorial exercises, review questions and coursework.

Modules

  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Research Methods 1
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Individual Differences and Psychological Measurement
  • Research Methods 2
  • Social Psychology

Pathway

  • Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Psychology Lecturer
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Psychological Services Manager
  • Clinical Therapist
  • Quantitative
  • Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • School Psychologist
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Family Mediator
  • Youth Services Specialist

Entry Requirements

Local Qualifications International Qualifications
Age 17 years old (based on date of birth) at point of start class 17 years old (based on date of birth) at point of start class
Academic Qualification – A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline – A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
English Proficiency Any of the following:
  • GCE ‘O’ English: C6
  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent where medium of instruction is English
  • Bachelor’s degree taught in English
  • IELTS 6.5 with individual band scores at 6.5 for Reading, 6.5 for Listening, 6.0 for Writing and 6.0 for Speaking
  • TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 580 with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of at least 59
  • TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 237 with at least 25 in the Writing section
  • TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 90 with at least 22 in the Writing section and no less than 20 in any other section
  • TOEIC ≥ 750
  • Victorian Certificate of Education (Australia): Units 3 and 4 a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English
  • International Baccalaureate: A score of at least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL
  • Pass Hawthorn Placement Test at Academic English

Not meeting English Proficiency: Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean/HOD/designate Not meeting English Proficiency: Attend and pass Hawthorn Certificate in English up to Academic English
Additional admission requirement Students are expected to be able to use software application such as Microsoft Word and Excel and the Internet, specifically the search engines. Students are expected to be able to use software application such as Microsoft Word and Excel and the Internet, specifically the search engines.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 5, 2017
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9 - 18 months
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9,433 SGD
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Local fee: $9,433; International fee: $17,710