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Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Postgraduate | UNE-PSY-GDI | 2024

A psychology qualification that unlocks several career pathways

Explore the workings of the human mind and behaviour. Prepare for impactful roles in community work, counselling, human services, market research, and welfare. Make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and communities.

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Graduate Diploma in Psychology

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Our Graduate Diploma in Psychology is the next step towards further studies in psychology. Alternatively, you can choose to apply your skills and knowledge to a career in one of the many fields in which an understanding of human behaviour is beneficial. This includes roles in the public, private, and non-profit sectors where you are required to interact with people or provide services and care for others.  

The Graduate Careers Council of Australia reports a strong demand in Australia for people with psychology qualifications. Some of the wide-ranging career pathways that you could consider include:  

  • further fourth-year study in psychology 
  • family services and support work 
  • youth justice or youth support work 
  • learning support worker 
  • human resources  
  • management roles in health and social care. 

After successfully completing the course, you may be eligible to apply for entry to an APAC accredited fourth-year program in psychology such as the Bachelor of Psychology with Honours at UNE, or at any university across Australia. A fourth year in psychology is a necessary step if you wish to undertake further training towards working as a psychologist or undertake further (research) study in psychology, including the Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy. 

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