Foundational understanding and psychological literacy
Build your foundational knowledge in psychological science and develop a deep understanding of human development, behaviours and common psychological disorders across the lifespan.
Cultivate a scientific approach to understanding human behaviour and learn to apply psychological theory to real-world contexts.
Enhance your understanding of cultural differences in psychological health and wellbeing, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Apply theories of social psychology to local and global issues and events. Practice self-reflection to enhance your professional development.
Upon successfully completing the Graduate Diploma of Psychology online, you will be able to continue your studies on the pathway to becoming a registered psychologist.
You can take the next step and study a Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced) before applying for provisional registration^.
Want to know more about the pathway to becoming a registered psychologist? We explore how to become a psychologist on our blog.
Alternatively, you can apply the skills you gained in your Graduate Diploma of Psychology to a variety of roles in human-centred fields including:
- Human Resource Management
- Human Services
^Please note, graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced) must be enrolled into a Higher degree pathway or 5+1 pathway course before applying for provisional registration.