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Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science, Graduate Diploma, University of Newcastle, Australia

Australia . Cricos: 00109J

University of Newcastle, Australia

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
Graduate DiplomaFull-time, Part-time1 - 4 yearfind outfind outAUD 44510 per year

About Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science, Graduate Diploma - at University of Newcastle, Australia

Having a broad understanding of brain functions, mind and human behaviour is not only interesting, but highly relevant to all of us in our everyday lives. The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science has been designed for those interested in expanding their knowledge in, or pursuing a career in Psychology.

The program provides an alternative pathway into the field of Psychology, as it allows graduates of an undergraduate degree (or higher‐level qualification) in any discipline to develop skills in the discipline of Psychology and achieve a bachelor’s-degree equivalent in Psychology.

Entry requirements

In order to be admitted into the program, applicants must have successfully completed:

  • An AQF 7 Bachelor degree (or higher), or equivalent.
  • A competency exam administered online through Blackboard, demonstrating knowledge of first year psychology.

Students will be allowed a maximum of two attempts at the test. Students who do not pass the test will not be permitted to commence the program. Students will be able to defer their offer of admission for one year, and re-take the test the following year. Students will be directed to appropriate resources to consult prior to completion of the test.

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

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