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Find Graduate Diploma Programs in Social Sciences in Australia 2019/2020

Graduate diplomas are offered both online and in-person. Students looking for a more structured, traditional, academic environment may want to consider on-campus programs. Students seeking flexibility and freedom will find online courses to be a better option.

Australia has the third largest number of foreign students in the world despite having a community of only 23 million. These are strong academic credentials, but Australian institutions are just as highly ranked as the cities that house them around the native land.

Top Graduate Diploma Programs in Social Sciences in Australia 2019/2020

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Bond University

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 ye ... [+]

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.... [-]

Australia Robina
January 2020
Full-time
36 weeks
Campus
Charles Darwin University

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 oppor ... [+]

Graduate Diploma in Psychology (GDPSYC)

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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.... [-]

Australia Darwin Sydney Melbourne
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Technology 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 p ... [+]

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; foundations in public policy and evidence and influence in public policy. 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.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of Technology Sydney

In the context of rapid technological and socioeconomic change, public administrators working in local government need a high level of professional expertise, a broad ran ... [+]

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.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
James Cook University Online

This degree can be the first stepping stone in the path to becoming a practising psychologist. Alternatively, students may use this degree to complement their current rol ... [+]

Course Duration: 20 months part-time Course Fees: $2,950 per subject. FEE-HELP is available. Course Study Periods: January, March, May, July, September, October Course Subjects: 10 Become an expert in the widening field of psychology

A rapidly changing world and a growing need to understand the human brain has created many opportunities in the field of psychology. Professionals with human-centred roles and aspiring registered psychologists have the opportunity to develop their skills and reach their career goals with JCU’s 100% Online Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Bridging).

These changes are having a positive impact on industry growth as the number of people working as Psychologists in Australia is expected to grow by 30% from 37,500 in 2018 to 48,800 by 2023.*... [-]

Australia Australia Online
January 2020
Part-time
20 months
Online