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Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

  • Campus Location

    Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Australia

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Fees


  • Duration


  • Intake

    February, May, September

  • Embark on a transformative journey into the depths of human behavior with ACAP, Australia’s Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science. Designed for individuals possessing an undergraduate or higher-level qualification in any discipline, this program serves as a launchpad into the enthralling realm of psychology. This accredited ‘Level 1’ program, acknowledged by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), equips students with foundational psychology competencies akin to those acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Tailored for those with a fervent drive to delve into human behavior intricacies, this diploma expedites the exploration. It offers an expedited route for individuals who’ve completed an undergraduate degree, fast-tracking their understanding of psychology’s core principles. The curriculum progresses from foundational topics to more intricate subjects such as child development, psychopathology, neural structure, and social behavior. Led by passionate industry-contributing educators, the course prioritizes industry-aligned content, fostering an environment recognized for teaching excellence and student satisfaction.

    Completion of this diploma, equivalent to a three-year accredited psychology undergraduate degree, enables application for an APAC-accredited ‘fourth year.’ This pivotal step facilitates provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia, unlocking pathways toward further specialized studies, including organizational psychology, clinical psychology, professional psychology, and doctoral programs.

    • February
    • May
    • September
    • Total Tuition Fee: AUD 29,907.00
    • Tuition Fee Per Unit: AUD 3,323.00
  • To enroll in Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science, it is vital that applicants collect the following prior to applying:

    • Minimum 45% in Bachelors
    • 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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