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What will I learn?

Understand success. Lead a progressive career in psychology.

If you’ve already passed an undergraduate degree, but have a driving passion to understand human behaviour at a deeper level, this is the course for you. Our Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science gives you deep insight into why we think and act the way we do.

You will build a strong foundation in critical and analytical thinking and develop your skills to successfully design, construct and evaluate research, allowing you to uncover the nuances of human behaviour through the scientific discipline of psychology.

This course is conditionally accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

This course has been accredited by TEQSA.


Expertise in human behaviour forms the foundation of all our courses including our Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science.

Explore with an applied focus:

  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Perception and Cognition
  • Learning and Memory
  • Life Span Development
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychological Measurement and Assessment
  • Intercultural Diversity and Indigenous Psychology
  • Professional Issues and Applications


Graduates can consider further study such as our Master of Psychology (Clinical).



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$28,485.00 (15,49,782) per year
Tuition Fee per Subject / Unit: AUD $3,165
Start date

19 September 2022


Australian College of Applied Psychology

Sydney Campus,

255 Elizabeth Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$28,485.00 (15,49,782) per year
Tuition Fee per Subject / Unit: AUD $3,165
Start date

19 September 2022


Melbourne Campus

123 Lonsdale Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of a Bachelor Degree or higher in any discipline, and
  • Completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited first year Psychology sequence within the last ten years. These units are available for completion at ACAP.

International student IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0 completed in the last two years (or equivalent).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Qualifications Recognition Policy Unit to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by ACAP.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.