The Graduate Diploma in Psychology is a 36-unit program offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences on a fee-paying basis in internal mode only.
PROGRAM OF STUDY [November, 2008]
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Psychology, a student must complete 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the following program of study:
Basic Research Design and Data Analysis
Cognition and Learning
Psychological Assessment: Basic Principles
and 6 units of Second Year Psychology elective topics and 12 units of Third Year Psychology elective topics
SECOND YEAR ELECTIVE TOPICS
Personality and Social Psychology *
Human Development **
THIRD YEAR ELECTIVE TOPICS
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
Development During Adulthood and Ageing
Psychophysiology of Awareness
Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
Introduction to Neuropsychology
Human Factors: Flying Planes, Virtual Reality and Human Error
Child Development in a Cultural Context
Psychophysiology of Awareness (Practical) #
Motivation, Cognition and Emotion
Psychology of Trauma
Psychology of Food, Eating, and Body Image
Social Issues in the Realm of Justice and Identity
Psychology of Work and Organisations
The Psychology of Emotions
* If PSYC2013 Personality and Social Psychology is chosen as the Second Year elective topic, students must do one (3 units) of PSYC3033 Development During Adulthood and Ageing, or PSYC3050 Child Development in a Cultural Context.
** If PSYC2017 Human Development is chosen as the Second Year elective topic, students must do one (3 units) of PSYC3232 Social Issues in the Realm of Justice and Identity, PSYC3233 Psychology of Work and Organisations, or PSYC3234 The Psychology of Emotions.
# May not be taken in conjunction with PSYC3036.
Not all of the elective topics will be available each year.
Except with permission of the Faculty Board, the program must be completed within 12 consecutive semesters.