Graduate Diploma Program in Social Sciences

Top Graduate Diploma Programs in Social Sciences

Graduate diplomas are typically not offered in the United States. The American equivalent of a diploma is referred to as a professional certification. Each university has a different set of requirements for admission, so students should perform in-depth research on programs before applying.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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Graduate Diploma of International Studies

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 New Zealand Palmerston North

The Graduate Diploma of International Studies (GDIS) is a one-year programme and offers a broad perspective on business, international relations, languages and environmental studies to produce graduates whose skills are relevant to current global requirement. The Graduate Diploma of International Studies (GDIS) is a programme designed to meet the needs of students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in... [+]

The Graduate Diploma of International Studies (GDIS) is a one-year programme and offers a broad perspective on business, international relations, languages and environmental studies to produce graduates whose skills are relevant to current global requirement.

The Graduate Diploma of International Studies (GDIS) is a programme designed to meet the needs of students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and wish to undertake further studies in specialised international studies.

NZQA Level 7 (You must hold a relevant Bachelor's Degree) Credits 120 credits Duration 3 semesters (minimum) Intake January, April, August Course requirements

You need to complete eight papers at second and third-year undergraduate level (level 6 and 7) that reflect the specialisations within the Bachelor of Contemporary International Studies programme. At least five of these papers must be at level 7). Choose from a range of papers from the International Business, International Relations, Environmental Studies, or Language majors.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Psychology (GDPSYC)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 Australia Darwin Sydney Melbourne + 3 more

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 [+]

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.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Applied Policy

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time January 2019 Australia Sydney

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG), is designed for current or aspiring professionals and practitioners in the public, private and non-profit sectors seeking to enhance their knowledge, skills base and career opportunities. The course has an applied focus which is theoretically underpinned. It includes active approaches to learning including policy debates, case studies, role plays, group discussions, presentations and guest speakers. The course is informed by the applied policy and social research experience of the UTS: IPPG with government, industry and the community in the Australian context and internationally. [+]

The course offers students the opportunity to critically apply their learning to case studies drawn from UTS: IPPG's research program and their own workplaces to innovate solutions. The core subjects of the course examine contemporary policy challenges; policy in practice; policy and resources and evidence and decision making. To tailor their course, students can choose their electives from a range of subjects from UTS: IPPG, the Faculty of Design and Building and the UTS Business School. The course also offers a sub-major in Project Management. The course utilises several teaching formats, including intensive block mode and online delivery, designed by academics, practitioners and industry leaders. Most subjects are offered in flexible mode and delivered in blocks or online for more effective integration of study and work commitments.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Local Government Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

In the context of rapid technological and socioeconomic change, public administrators working in local government need a high level of professional expertise, a broad range of managerial and organisational skills, and a sound understanding of the changing needs and priorities of the sector and their communities. The teaching and learning provided through this course provides an opportunity for such practitioners to broaden their professional knowledge and skills, underpinned by a strong foundation in public service and democratic values and principles. [+]

Tailored to the local government environment, the course enables participants to build an education program that responds to individual needs as it allows students to develop a study plan that matches the requirements of their professional development. Subjects can be studied through intensive block release and the program can also be used as a stepping stone to a Master of Local Government (C04257).

On completion of the course, graduates have a sound understanding of current issues in local government and diverse communities, as well as an ability to relate this knowledge to their workplaces. The program enables students to have access to a combination of both general and specialist study units via flexible delivery modes. Students develop learning skills that allow them to continue their professional development through short courses or further academic study.... [-]


Psychology of Rehabilitation

Instituto Piaget
Campus Full time 7 months October 2019 Portugal Viseu

The Psychology of Rehabilitation emerges at the international level as a new specialty in the field of Psychology. Since rehabilitation is a promising area in terms of the job market for health professionals, post-graduation in Rehabilitation Psychology presents itself as a unique opportunity in specialized training in the context of rehabilitation, pioneering in terms of postgraduate training offer . [+]

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The Psychology of Rehabilitation emerges at the international level as a new specialty in the field of Psychology. Since rehabilitation is a promising area in terms of the job market for health professionals, post-graduation in Rehabilitation Psychology presents itself as a unique opportunity in specialized training in the context of rehabilitation, pioneering in terms of postgraduate training offer .

Course Objectives

In the postgraduate degree in Rehabilitation Psychology undergraduate, it is intended to promote the quality of clinical exercise in the rehabilitation area, having as main objectives:

Provide students with specific knowledge about the impact of physical incapacity and disability on psychological functioning;Develop skills in the assessment, counseling and rehabilitation of people with physical disabilities and disabilities;Develop clinical skills in the context of rehabilitation programs;Support the evaluation of the effectiveness of the intervention in the context of rehabilitation.Professional outputs... [-]

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

Bond University
Campus Full time 36 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

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). [+]

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.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Kaplan Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 18 months August 2019 Singapore

In this programme, students will learn about the major fields of Psychology at advanced levels. Areas include the application of Psychology to facilitating individual, family and organisational changes, advanced psychological assessment, preparation for graduate diploma study and the research project. [+]

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In this programme, students will learn about the major fields of Psychology at advanced levels. Areas include the application of Psychology to facilitating individual, family and organisational changes, advanced psychological assessment, preparation for graduate diploma study and the research project.

The Graduate Diploma in Psychology assists students who wish to meet the minimum education qualification requirements for registration to work as a Psychologist. They will also be eligible to apply for entry into an accredited Masters in Psychology Degree programme.

Structure and Content

The programme consists of 4 units + 1 project and may be completed in 18 months.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Conversion)

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Our Graduate Diploma in Psychology provides a route to registration with the British Psychological Society (BPS) for graduates from other disciplines who wish to pursue a professional career in psychology. [+]

Embark on an exciting new career path and take the first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist with our Graduate Diploma Psychology. This programme is designed for graduates from disciplines outside of psychology.

Our challenging programme is an entry requirement for most accredited postgraduate training courses in the field – including the areas of clinical, health, educational, occupational and forensic psychology. It is accredited to confer eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We incorporate a broad and varied range of learning methods to train you in both theory and application.

You’ll complete an empirical research project, as well as core BPS-accredited modules covering personality and individual differences, applying research methods in psychology, developmental psychology, applied human cognition, social psychology and physiology of behaviour.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months January 2019 United Kingdom Belfast

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees such as History, Law, Politics, and Translation at Queen's University Belfast. [+]

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees such as History, Law, Politics, and Translation at Queen's University Belfast.

Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Key course facts Course length: 3-4 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January Fees: From £16,115 Class hours: 20 hours per week on average Class size: 16 Class duration: English classes per week: 12 hours Subject module classes per week: 8 hours ... [-]

International Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences

University of East Anglia
Campus Full time 9 months January 2019 United Kingdom Norwich

Improve your level of English, research skills, and understanding of social issues. The International Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences programme will prepare you for your master's at the University of East Anglia. [+]

Prepare for your master's degree in a wide range of subjects including international development, politics and education.

You will develop your study skills, subject knowledge and English language in preparation for postgraduate study.

Why apply for the International Graduate Diploma programme? A route to a postgraduate degree at UEA (subject to meeting the specified entry requirements). You are a student of the University from day one, on a quality-assured, UEA-validated programme. Professional help and support with your application to university.

Course options

We also offer the International Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences with Pre-sessional English course which combines the International Graduate Diploma with one term of English on a single CAS.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences and the Arts

City University of London
Campus Full time 9 months January 2019 United Kingdom London

Preparation for master's degrees in such as criminology, social sciences, political communication, international publishing and the arts. The Graduate Diploma combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into a university master's degree. [+]

Preparation for a master's degree in areas such as such as criminology, social sciences, political communication, international publishing and the arts.

Why apply for the Graduate Diploma programme? university placement for all successful students a quality-assured university programme access to City, University of London support and facilities Where does it take me?

This course leads to the following master's degrees at City, University of London:

Social Science and Arts

MA Criminology and Criminal Justice MA Culture, Policy and Management MA Diplomacy and Foreign Policy MA Global Political Economy MA International Communication and Development MA International Politics and Human Rights MA International Politics MA Media and Communications MA Music (Ethnomusicology) MA International Publishing MA Publishing MA Audio-visual Translation and Popular Culture MA Creative Writing and Publishing ... [-]