Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Units of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Intermediate Units
Students must complete 24 credit points from the following:
PSYC2011
Brain and Behaviour
6    P PSYC1001 and PSYC1002
N PSYC2911 or PSYC2111
Semester 1
PSYC2911
Brain and Behaviour (Advanced)
6    P An average mark of 75 in (PSYC1001 and PSYC1002)
N PSYC2111 or PSYC2011
Semester 1
PSYC2012
Statistics and Research Methods for Psych
6    A Recommended: HSC Mathematics, any level
P PSYC1001 and PSYC1002
N PSYC2112
Semester 1
PSYC2013
Cognitive and Social Psychology
6    P PSYC1001 and PSYC1002
N PSYC2113
Semester 2
PSYC2014
Personality and Intelligence 1
6    P PSYC1001 and PSYC1002
N PSYC2114
Semester 2
Senior Units
Students must complete 24 credit points from the following:
NB: These 24 credit points must include PSYC3018. Students who want to be eligible for entry to the Honours program must also include PSYC3010.
NB: For those intending to take the theoretical thesis option in Psychology Honours: HPSC3023 is needed as a prerequisite.
PSYC3010
Advanced Statistics for Psychology
6    P (PSYC2012 or PSYC2112) plus at least one other Intermediate Psychology Unit of Study from PSYC2011, PSYC2911, PSYC2111, PSYC2013, PSYC2113, PSYC2014 and PSYC2114.
N PSYC3201
Semester 2
PSYC3011
Learning and Behaviour
6    A PSYC2012 or PSYC2112
P (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2111) and 6 credit points from (PSYC2012 or PSYC2013 or PSYC2014).
N PSYC3209
Semester 1
PSYC3012
Cognition, Language and Thought
6    A PSYC2012 or PSYC2112
P (PSYC2013 or PSYC2113) and 6 credit points from (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2012 or PSYC2014).
N PSYC3205
Semester 1
PSYC3013
Perceptual Systems
6    A PSYC2012
P (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2111) and 6 credit points from (PSYC2012 or PSYC2013 or PSYC2014 or ANAT2010 or ANAT2910)
N PSYC3210
Semester 2
PSYC3014
Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience
6    A PSYC2113 or PSYC2013
P [(PSYC2011 or PSYC2911) and 6 credit points from (PSYC2012 or PSYC2013 or PSYC2014)] OR [(PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2013) and (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) and PCOL2011]
N PSYC3215 or PSYC3204 or PSYC3914
Semester 2
PSYC3914
Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience Adv
6    A PSYC2113 or PSYC2013
P [An average mark of 75 in (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911) and 6 credit points from (PSYC2012 or PSYC2013 or PSYC2014)] OR [An average mark of 75 in (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2013) and (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) and PCOL2011]
N PSYC3215 or PSYC3204 or PSYC3914
Semester 2
PSYC3015
Personality and Intelligence 2
6    A (PSYC2012 or PSYC2112); (PSYC2013 or PSYC2113)
P (PSYC2014 or PSYC2114) and (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2111 or PSYC2012 or PSYC2112 or PSYC2013 or PSYC2113)
Semester 1
PSYC3016
Developmental Psychology
6    P PSYC2013 or PSYC2113 and at least one other Intermediate Psychology unit from PSYC2011, PSYC2911, PSYC2111, PSYC2012, PSYC2112, PSYC2014 and PSYC2114.
N PSYC3206
Semester 2
PSYC3017
Social Psychology
6    A PSYC2012 or PSYC2112.
P (PSYC2013 or PSYC2113) and (PSYC2011 or PSYC2911 or PSYC2111 or PSYC2012 or PSYC2112 or PSYC2014 or PSYC2114)
N PSYC3212
Semester 1
PSYC3018
Abnormal Psychology
6    A (PSYC2012 or PSYC2112) and (PSYC2014 or PSYC2114)
P At least two intermediate Psychology units of study from PSYC2011, PSYC2911, PSYC2111, PSYC2012, PSYC2112, PSYC2013, PSYC2113, PSYC2014 and PSYC2114
N PSYC3203
Semester 1
PSYC3020
Applications of Psychological Science
6    P 12 credit points of junior psychology and 12 credit points in Intermediate Psychology
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)
N PSYC3202
Semester 1