- Entry without a bachelor degree
Have the opportunity to study psychology and begin the pathway towards becoming a registered psychologist without a bachelor’s degree. If you have five years work experience in any field, you can gain entry to the Graduate Certificate of Psychology.
- Pathway towards a career as a registered psychologist
The Graduate Certificate of Psychology can be your first step towards becoming a registered psychologist. Study an additional four units and gain your Graduate Diploma of Psychology, which can be a pathway to further study.
- Enhance your current skillset
Apply psychology in professional contexts that benefit from an understanding of human behaviour. Take your career in education, human resources, marketing or another human-centred field to the next level.
With ECU’s Accelerated Online Graduate Certificate of Psychology, you will build your psychological literacy and gain a foundational understanding of the field.
Learn to promote psychological health and wellbeing, develop your cultural awareness and gain skills that you can apply to a number of roles and sectors.
This degree is a great option for professionals who want to gain skills in psychology that can be applied to their current and future roles.
The Graduate Certificate of Psychology online consists of any four of the following units.
- Psychological Science of Wellbeing
- Psychological Development and Diversity in Childhood
- Psychological Development and Diversity in Adulthood
- Psychological Science of Human Social Behaviour
- Psychological Science of Human Information Processing
- Neuroscience and Human Behaviour
- Correlational Research Design and Analysis
- Experimental Research Design and Analysis
To gain entry to the Graduate Certificate of Psychology online, applicants must have:
- An Australian Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or higher-level qualification in any discipline (besides Psychology) from a recognised tertiary institution OR
- At least five years relevant professional experience.
Upon successfully completing the Graduate Certificate of Psychology online, you will have skills and knowledge that can be applied to a number of human-centred professions including:
- Human Resource Management
- Human Services
You can also choose to continue your studies to gain your Graduate Diploma of Psychology and Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced) and continue the pathway to becoming a registered psychologist.
2023 academic year student fees shown are subject to change. You may also be required to pay student amenities fees. Contact the university directly to confirm.
Fees shown are per unit. The number of units are listed below fees. Together they indicate the total fees for the course.
FEE-HELP loans are available to assist eligible full-fee paying domestic students with the cost of a university course.
- Study Mode: Online
- 8 months (part-time)
$3,220 per unit FEE HELP available
- 4 units
Start Date: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept & Nov