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Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology

  • Graduate Diploma

Designed for graduates in the areas of applied behaviour analysis and industrial, work and organisational psychology, the PGDipAppPsych programme will prepare you for professional practice in the application of these sub-disciplines of psychology.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Feb
Domestic Fees
$9,461 per year

About this course

Designed for graduates in the areas of applied behaviour analysis and industrial, work and organisational psychology, the PGDipAppPsych programme will prepare you for professional practice in the application of these sub-disciplines of psychology. The programme is flexible and draws on the interests and expertise of Psychology academic staff, which means you'll be working with up-to-date theory and practice. You'll complete a supervised practicum that will allow you to apply your knowledge and skills in a real-world setting.

Study locations

City

Course structure

Students must complete 120 points in one year of full-time study. Part-time study is available at the discretion of the School of Psychology.

The following courses are required at the direction of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and New Zealand Psychologists Board (NZPB):

  • A supervised practicum worth 60 points (PSYCH 651 A and B)
  • PSYCH 720 Research Topic in Psychology (30 points)
  • PSYCH 730 Professional Psychology Practice in NZ (15 points)
  • PSYCH 757 Advanced Applied Behaviour Analysis (15 points)
  • The practicum component of this degree involves up to 1500 hours of supervised experience in an applied setting.

This programme structure is subject to final regulatory approval.