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|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Psychology|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus|
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||021256B|
|Deakin course code||H650|
Course structure applies to students commencing in 2012. Students who commenced before 2012 should refer to the course structure in the 2011 online handbook.
The course is designed to provide a fourth year of study in psychology for students who wish to pursue a career in a professional field of applied psychology.
The objectives are:
The course meets the requirements of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) for a fourth year of study. In addition, it provides a basis for students wishing to apply to undertake higher degree studies in a more specialised field of applied psychology.
This course is Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited.
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
The course comprises six units, totalling 8 credit points. The Research Project runs over two trimesters (units HPY720 and HPY721) and is worth 4 credit points. There are four trimester-long units, each worth 1 credit point: HPS715, HPS742, HPS743 and HPS744.
Attendance and presentation at the annual School Honours Conference and attendance at the weekly School Research Colloquia are hurdle requirements.
|HPS742||Research Methods in Psychology C (B, S)|
|HPS743||Professional and Conceptual Issues in Psychology (B, S)|
|HPY720||Research Project A (B, S)|
|HPS715||Issues in Psychological Assessment (B, S)|
|HPS744||Counselling and Interpersonal Skills (B, S)|
|HPY721||Research Project B (B, S)|
Part time students wising to deviate from the recommended structure should consult the course coordinator.