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James Cook University

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Graduate Diploma of Psychology Regular Class
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Course overview

The Graduate Diploma of Psychology provides fourth year training in Psychology for students who have completed an accredited 3 year undergraduate psychology program. Upon completion of this program students will be eligible for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Graduates of this course who wish to become fully registered as psychologists must complete, in addition to this course, two years of supervised practice in the field or an accredited Master's degree (e.g. Master of Psychology) which includes one year of supervised practice.

This program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Start dates
March, July, November
12 months full time | 20 months part time
Study mode
On campus


Course Structure

3 trimesters per year

Study Program

Students are required to complete 6 core subjects (24 credit points) based on availability and scheduling.

  • Group Project Part 1 of 2
  • Group Project Part 2 of 2
  • Ethics for research and professional evidence-based practice
  • Design and Analysis for Research
  • Operationalising the Scientific Practitioner Model
  • Psychology: Now and the Future

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor degree that includes an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council approved three-year sequence in Psychology completed within the past 10 years; and
  • A minimum of a credit average in all level 2 and 3 Psychology subjects taken as part of that degree; or
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine as equivalent to the above.

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English Requirements

  • Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of IELTS 6 (no component lower than 6.0) / TOEFL (Internet Based) 74 (no component less than 18) / Pearson PTE Academic 52 (no component less than 52); or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP); or
  • Successful completion of other qualifications completed in English Language deemed comparable to Australian standards within the last two years on a case-by-case basis

Tuition Fees

S$ 21,186S$ 21,828

*Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding those holding a Student Pass)

Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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