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Postgraduate Diploma in Health Psychology

  • Graduate Diploma

You will gain sound knowledge of the social and psychological aspects of health problems and the application of suitable psychological interventions in health settings.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
2 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Feb
Domestic Fees
$11,826 per year

About this course

You will gain sound knowledge of the social and psychological aspects of health problems and the application of suitable psychological interventions in health settings. A related goal is to provide a route to registered psychologist status for students holding a Masters of Health Psychology.

Study locations

Grafton

Course structure

  • 150 point programme.
  • Enter with a postgraduate degree (Master of Health Psychology or its equivalent).
  • If you are accepted into this programme you must successfully complete the pre-internship course (HLTHPSYC 746A/B, 30 points), usually alongside your Master of Health Psychology thesis. HLTHPSYC 746A/B requires you to undertake 300+ hours of clinical placements in approved health care settings and additional workshops and training over a twelve-month period.
  • In the second year of the programme you will undertake a core course in professional practice in Health Psychology (30 points) and a Practicum of supervised applied work of 1500 hours in a health setting (90 points).
  • The minimum duration for this programme is two years.