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Postgraduate Diploma Online


Swinburne Online

24 months
25280 AUD/year
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The Graduate Diploma of Psychology at Swinburne Online will teach you to analyse behaviour, disorders and cognitive processes to deepen your understanding of human nature. 

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Take the first step to a new career in psychology with our Graduate Diploma of Psychology . If you have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, the Graduate Diploma of Psychology at Swinburne Online gets you started with the fundamentals of psychology. 

With this qualification you can then choose between ongoing study to qualify as a clinical psychologist, or employment in human services fields such as mental health, counselling, sports psychology or family therapy.

You will develop skills in research methodologies, and participate in psychology practice activities.

Career opportunities

  • Mental Health Support Worker

Coordinate group counselling sessions and provide peer support for people suffering mental illness who are pursuing recovery through the sharing of lived experience.

  • Counselling Psychologist

Assess and evaluate the problems of patients and assist them in overcoming personal issues.

  • Sports Psychologist

Help athletes and sporting teams deal with the psychological pressures of their sport.

  • Family Therapist

Work as part of a treatment team to provide counselling and therapeutic support to families navigating crisis, who in many cases have experienced significant disadvantage.


 APAC accredited

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognition and Human Performance
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychology of Personality 
  • History and Philosophy of Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology Project

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • To gain entry into this course, applicants must have completed an undergraduate qualification.

Tuition Fee

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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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