Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Students must complete 60 credit points consisting of:
(a) 24 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(b) 24 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(c) 12 credit points of 39XX-level or 4000-level selective units
2000-level units
PSYC2012
Statistics and Research Methods for Psych
6    A Recommended: HSC Mathematics, any level
P PSYC1001 OR PSYC1002
Semester 1
PSYC2015
Brain and Behavioural Psychology
6    P PSYC1002
N PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2915
Semester 1
PSYC2915
Brain and Behavioural Psychology (Advanced)
6    P A mark of 75 or greater in PSYC1002
N PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2010 or PSYC2015
Semester 1
PSYC2016
Perception, Cognition, and Intelligence
6    P PSYC1002
N PSYC2013 or PSYC2014
Semester 2
PSYC2017
Personality and Social Psychology
6    P PSYC1001 and PSYC1002
N PSYC2013 or PSYC2014
Semester 2
3000-level units
(i) students who have not completed PSYC2015/2915 at the intermediate level, these 24 credit points must include PSYC3018. Students who want to be eligible for entry to the Honours program must also include PSYC3010.
(ii) students intending to take the theoretical thesis option in Psychology Honours, HPSC3023 is needed as a prerequisite.
PSYC3010
Advanced Statistics for Psychology
6    P PSYC2012 plus at least one other Intermediate Psychology Unit of Study from PSYC2010 and PSYC2910 and PSYC2011 and PSYC2911 and PSYC2013 and PSYC2014 and PSYC2015 and PSYC2915 and PSYC2016 and PSYC2017
Semester 2
PSYC3011
Learning and Behaviour
6    P (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915) and PSYC2012
N PSYC3911
Semester 1
PSYC3911
Learning and Behaviour (Advanced)
6    P (A mark of 75 or above in PSYC2X10 or PSYC2X11 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915) and PSYC2012
N PSYC3011
Semester 1
PSYC3012
Cognitive Psychology
6    P PSYC2012 and (PSYC2013 or PSYC2016)
Semester 1
PSYC3013
Perceptual Systems
6    P (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2016) and PSYC2012
N PSYC3913
Semester 2
PSYC3913
Perceptual Systems (Advanced)
6    P (A mark of 75 or above in PSYC2X10 or PSYC2X11 or PSYC2016) and PSYC2012
N PSYC3013
Semester 2
PSYC3014
Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience
6    P [(PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915) and 6 credit points from (PSYC2012 or PSYC2013 or PSYC2014 or PSYC2016 or PSYC2017)] OR [(PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915) and (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910)]
N PSYC3914
Semester 2
PSYC3914
Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience Adv
6    P [A mark of 75 or above in (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915) and 6 credit points from (PSYC2012 or PSYC2013 or PSYC2014 or PSYC2016 or PSYC2017)] OR [A mark of 75 or above in (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915) and (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910)]
N PSYC3014
Semester 2
PSYC3015
Personality and Psychological Assessment
6    P PSYC2012 and (PSYC2014 or PSYC2017)
Semester 1
PSYC3016
Developmental Psychology
6    P PSYC2013 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915
N PSYC3916
Semester 2
PSYC3916
Developmental Psychology (Advanced)
6    P A mark of 75 or above in (PSYC2013 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915)
N PSYC3016
Semester 2
PSYC3017
Social Psychology
6    A Statistical knowledge equivalent to completing PSYC2012
P PSYC2013 or PSYC2017
Semester 1
PSYC3018
Abnormal Psychology
6    P (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915) and (PSYC2014 or PSYC2017)
Semester 1
PSYC3020
Applied Psychology
6    P 12 credit points of 1000-level psychology units and 12 credit points of 2000-level Psychology units
N PSYC3019
Semester 2
HPSC3023
Psychology and Psychiatry: History and Phil
6    A HPSC2100 and HPSC2101
P (12 credit points of Intermediate HPSC units) OR (Credit or greater in an HPSC Intermediate unit) OR (12 Intermediate credit points in Psychology units)
Semester 1
4000-level units
Students may request permission to substitute a 3900-level unit for one of the units below
PSYC4000
Foundations of Professional Psychology
6    P [24cp of PSYC3XXX including PSYC3010] or [18cp of PSYC3XXX including PSYC3010 and (HPSC3023 or SCPU3001)]

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission is required
Intensive August
PSYC4003
Health Psychology

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    A Students who have not completed PSYC3020 may be required to do additional reading
P 12cp of PSYC3XXX units of study

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission is required
Semester 2