Psychology - M5013
This course offers graduates a major in psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), permitting them to undertake the further training needed to obtain professional qualifications.
This course is offered in a purely online mode, however, will include at least 1 hour of participation in live learning activities per week. Applicants should have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline. The course structure consists of an APAC-accredited sequence in psychology of nine core units and one elective.
Studies include developmental and biological psychology, research design and analysis, cognitive and social psychology, abnormal psychology, perception and personality, psychological testing, theories of ability and ethics, research methods and theory.
Electives offered may include units covering counselling; health psychology; addiction studies; human neuropsychology and cognition; psychology and the law; and music psychology.
Graduates must complete further study and training for a career in psychology. Psychologists work in many fields including private practice; in clinical, counselling, organisational and health psychology; and in research and teaching.
This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
At a glance
This course is not available to international students who are holders of an Australian student visa, for study onshore in Australia. However holders of some other categories of Australian visas living in Australia, and students studying off-campus by distance learning (where this option is available) and living outside of Australia, may be eligible for this course.
|Start date||January, March, May, July, August, October|
|Qualification||Graduate Diploma in Psychology|