In a nutshell
Start a career in the rewarding field of psychology and contribute to society’s well-being with this online Graduate Diploma of Psychology course.
Designed for people seeking careers in psychology with no previous psychology experience, this broad-focused course provides the fundamental knowledge and essential foundation skills required to work in this challenging, rewarding and sought-after field.
In this course, you’ll study the fundamental principles and theories of psychology, the history of psychology, and key human behaviours and traits. You’ll have the opportunity to conduct research and analyse statistics, in order to build your practical sill-set.
Further study is required in order to qualify to work as a practising psychologist. This course provides an invaluable introduction to anyone seeking a career change, either to psychology practice, or to working in a wide range of counselling, mental health, therapeutic and people-centred roles.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Hold a recognised undergraduate qualification.
Applicants must also fulfil English language requirements.
In this psychology course, the subjects you may study include:
- Psychology 100
- Psychology 101
- Social psychology
- Cognition and human performance
- Development of psychology
- Psychology of personality
- History and philosophy of psychology
- Abnormal psychology
- Research project
- Foundations of statistics
- Analysis of variance and regression
Why Swinburne Online?
With strong links to industry and a focus on practical skills, Swinburne gives students an edge in the competitive job market. Placing in the prestigious QS Graduate Employability Rankings, Swinburne shapes graduates who are confident and competent in meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world. Over 100 years, Swinburne has educated more than 150,000 graduates in areas ranging from science, technology and engineering through health, education and business to media, design and innovation. Swinburne Online has drawn on more than 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space to help over 9,600 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.