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Postgraduate Diploma in Science/Arts in Psychology

The School of Psychology offers the option of the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (PGDipArts) or Science (PGDipSci) in Psychology.

The Postgraduate Diploma consists of 120 points of courses selected from the courses available at 700 level. There will be no overall limit on entry, but there are limitations on the individual courses offered at postgraduate level.

Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma may then apply to do a Masters by thesis only. If you have not already completed Psych 306, or an equivalent research methods course you will need to take this as a COP (Certificate of Proficiency) prior to commencing the thesis.

During the Postgraduate Diploma year we suggest that students approach potential supervisors to talk about possible supervision for a thesis for the following year. Some programmes offered in the school utilise the Postgraduate Diploma for their specialisations such as ABA and Health Psychology.

Please note: The Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology should not be confused with the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology, which is a post-Masters degree.