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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Open a pathway to practising psychology with this flexible online Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced course from Monash Online.
A rigorous, research-led course, this accredited qualification enables you to undertake specialised graduate psychology training, and offers you an opportunity to register as a provisional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. With this qualification, you're eligible to undertake specialised professional graduate training in psychology or enter a two-year internship program, which culminates in your general registration as a psychologist.
With a strong focus on the science and practice of psychology, this course will provide you with a comprehensive foundation of psychological knowledge and analytical skills. Through your coursework and research, you'll study psychological assessment and intervention, the ethics of psychology, research methods and statistics, and perspectives in clinical and developmental neuroscience. You'll also have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge with a nominated research project, which you will complete in a 100 per cent online mode with supervision by one of Monash's research experts.
This course will deepen your understanding of human behaviour and, if you don't choose to undertake further study in psychology, will enable you to work professionally in a wide range of industries, including in education, counselling, and sales and marketing – enhancing your professional skillset and opening up your career path.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Applications with international qualifications will need to have their qualifications assessed by the Australian Psychological Society. Minimum English language requirements also apply.
In this psychology course, the subjects you may study include:
As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.
Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.
Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced from Monash University.
This qualification may lead you to a wide variety of career opportunities, including further study and qualification as a psychologist. After completing this course you may choose to register as a provisional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, and enter into a two-year internship program that finishes with your registration as a psychologist. You may also choose to pursue employment opportunities with this qualification in a wide variety of industries, including in consumer behaviour and psychology, human resources, teaching, mental health, counselling, marketing and research.
Wondering where a career in psychology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include;
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through FEE-HELP.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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