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Graduate Diploma in Psychology (340AA) // Subject options

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Part-time course requirements

Students enrolled in the part-time Graduate Diploma complete the course over two or three years, completing the following core subjects, plus two third-year elective subjects from the elective list below.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PSYC10003 Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC10004 Mind, Brain and Behaviour 2
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC20006 Biological Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC20008 Developmental Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC20007 Cognitive Psychology
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC20009 Personality and Social Psychology
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC40014 Advanced Research Methods In Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC40013 Advanced Psychological Theory & Practice
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC90097 Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1
Summer Term
12.5
PSYC90098 Mind, Brain & Behaviour 2
Summer Term
12.5

Full-time course requirements

Students enrolled in the Full-time Graduate Diploma complete the course in one year, including taking the two first-year subjects in the summer semester. They take the core second and third year subjects in first and second semesters, together with two elective subjects from the lower list (one in first semester and one in second semester).

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PSYC20006 Biological Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC20008 Developmental Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC20007 Cognitive Psychology
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC20009 Personality and Social Psychology
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC40014 Advanced Research Methods In Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC40013 Advanced Psychological Theory & Practice
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC90097 Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1
Summer Term
12.5
PSYC90098 Mind, Brain & Behaviour 2
Summer Term
12.5

Elective Subjects

All students, whether completing the Graduate Diploma in part-time or full-time mode, MUST complete two elective subjects in addition to the core subjects listed above. Ideally, one elective should be taken in each semester of the third-year (for part-time students) or in each semester of second- and third-year subjects (for full-time students).

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PSYC30012 The Unconscious Mind
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30014 The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30015
PSYC30016 Lifespan Social & Emotional Development
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC30017 Perception, Memory and Cognition
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30018 Neuroscience and the Mind
Semester 1
12.5
PSYC30019 Development of the Thinking Child
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC30020 The Integrated Brain
Semester 2
12.5
PSYC30022 Trends in Personality& Social Psychology
Semester 2
12.5