Graduate Certificate in Psychology [Online] (GCertPsych)

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Academic Year

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


NOTE: This Graduate Certificate is an exit award that is only available to students who are enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Psychology.

The Graduate Certificate in Psychology is a fully online offering designed for applicants who have already completed a three-year undergraduate degree at AQF Level 7 that may or may not have included psychology.

Courses focus on contemporary research, theories and applications to develop critical and analytic thinking and research skills, providing foundational knowledge in topics from the scientific discipline of psychology.
The Graduate Certificate in Psychology is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 year. However, this program is only offered part-time for a duration of 0.8 years.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Psychology [Online]

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Psychology [Online].

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Psychology, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 15 units, comprising:

  1. Foundation courses to the value of 6 units
  2. Core courses to the value of 9 units

Core Courses