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Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice

  • Campus Location

    Melbourne, Sydney, Australia

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Fees


  • Duration


  • Intake


  • Embark on the journey towards general registration as a psychologist with ACAP’s Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice, tailored for the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited psychology graduates pursuing the 5+1 pathway. This professional training course is offered on a trimester basis, providing students with a flexible, personally tailored, and student-focused learning experience. The core of the Graduate Diploma involves extensive hands-on psychological practice, emphasizing collaboration to secure a long-term internship aligned with individual interests and professional development needs. ACAP supports students in initiating their internship through internal placements, ensuring a seamless experience. With regular individual and group supervision led by experienced staff well-versed in Psychology Board of Australia requirements, students receive mentorship throughout their journey.

    This program stands out by offering an alternate route to the conventional 5+1 pathway, preparing students for the national psychology exam, and incorporating case study writing throughout the course. With weekly primary supervision and additional weekly group supervision, students are relieved from the task of sourcing their supervisor. Engaging in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice not only fulfills the required hours for Professional Development but also opens doors to diverse career opportunities in advanced professional psychology practice, working with clients, supervision, and assessments. Accredited by the Navitas Professional Institute (NPI), this program is a dynamic and personalized approach to professional psychology training.

    • February
    • Total Tuition Fee: AUD 12,517.00
    • Tuition Fee Per Unit: AUD 12,517.00
  • To enroll in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice, it is vital that applicants collect the following prior to applying:

    • Minimum 45% in Bachelor
    • Letter of Recommendation
    • English Language Proficiency Requirements (IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0 completed in the last two years (or equivalent)
    • Transcripts of all previous academic degrees (To be translated in English and approved by the translator)

    To know more on admission deadlines and requirements, contact Oli and the Associate’s counselor!

Updated on February 12th, 2024

About Australian College of Applied Professions (ACAP)

  • The Australian College of Applied Professions (ACAP) stands as an esteemed institution of tertiary education, distinguished for its specialized curriculum offered through a network of campuses across Australia, supplemented by a robust online learning platform. At the heart of ACAP's ethos lies a profound dedication to comprehending human behavior and a fervent aspiration to enhance the societal well-being. Since its inception in 1983, ACAP has been a beacon of education, shaping the intellectual pursuits of over 20,000 graduates who have engaged in on-campus, online, or blended delivery modes of learning. The institution's meticulously curated courses, spanning psychology, counselling, social work, criminology, coaching, and management, are meticulously designed to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for enriching vocations in community engagement. ACAP further extends flexible pathway options to advance one's academic journey in alignment with individual priorities and career aspirations. Learn More

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