Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Swinburne Online - online delivery only

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The Graduate Diploma of Psychology provides a fast-tracked way of learning the fundamentals of psychology for those who have completed a bachelor degree in another discipline.

Develop knowledge in psychology and apply this to research projects and psychology practice activities. Analyse human behaviour, neurological disorders and cognitive processes to deepen your understanding of human nature.

Completion of this course may lead to job opportunities in mental health, counselling, psychology and community service.

This course has received accreditation from the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Subject to full accreditation, this diploma is the first step to becoming a professional psychologist. Graduates who wish to practice as a psychologist will need further training in psychology as required by the Psychology Board of Australia.


18 months full-time or part-time equivalent


Online (March, July, November) - View application and start dates

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2023 Start Dates

Teaching Period 1 - 13 March 2023
Teaching Period 2 - 10 July 2023
Teaching Period 3 - 06 November 2023