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Social and Psychological Science
Diploma of Social and Psychological Science
Diploma of Social and Psychological Science

Diploma of Social and Psychological Science

  • ID:GC610013
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,458.33
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,690.83
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.75
  • Application Fee:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,458.33
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,690.83
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.75
Estimated Total/program:
$50,998.92
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 5.5 (with no band below 5.0),

  • TOEFL: 525/46,

  • ISLPR*:  2+,

  • PTE (Academic): 42,

  • Cambridge English Scale: 162 (with no score below 154)

Other Requirements

Academic Requirements for Unconditional offers –The College will accept:

  • Screenshots of documents from official institutions, Schools, and MOE websites.  Agents are responsible for assisting the College with verifying the authenticity of all screenshot documents submitted

  • Predictive results for International Baccalaureate and GCSE (O, A and AS levels) scores

  • A combination of year 11 and 12 marksheet results for students unable to complete year 12 final examinations and who identify as meeting admission requirements

  • Acceptable uncertified copies of official academic documentation or unofficial transcripts submitted on-line

Course Information

This program is designed to provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills for further study in the areas of psychology, counselling, human services and social work.

You will develop an understanding of key theories of social and psychological science and structures of human services within their broader historical, socio-cultural, political and economic contexts.

Additional workshops focus on the critical and reflective thinking skills important to understanding the complexities of human cognition and behaviour, interpersonal relationships and social systems in contemporary society.

CRICOS - 092486M

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Sample program structure

Trimester 1

• Academic and Professional Skills Development OR English Language and Communication for Health

• Human Services Structures

• Introductory Individual and Social Psychology

• Interpersonal Skills

Trimester 2

• Lifespan Development OR Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology

• Human Services Processes OR Introductory Cognitive and Biological Psychology

• Introduction to Social Theory

• Equity and Diversity

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to a Griffith University Degree

International students

Bachelor of Child, Youth and Family Practice§,

  • Campus: Logan, Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, English requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Human Services§,

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Logan, Credit granted*: Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, , English requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Psychological Science§,

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Mt Gravatt, Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, English requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Social Work§,

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Logan, Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, English requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Counselling§,

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Mt Gravatt, Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, English requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Credit eligibility for other programs

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)§,

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Mt Gravatt, Credit granted*: 70 CP, English requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Laws (Honours),

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Nathan, Credit granted*: 40 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 5, English requirements: IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

*80 credit points is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

†International students must achieve the required minimum GPA to progress to their chosen Griffith College bachelor degree.

‡If student numbers exceed the quota, places in each degree will be awarded on the basis of the highest GPA and the highest average mark across completed diploma courses.

§There are placements associated with this program and graduates will be required to satisfy a number of specific criteria. Students should refer to the checklist of pre-placement and placement requirements for their Health discipline on the Placement Essentials website for full details of the requirements regarding clinical placement to ensure that they meet eligibility for placement.

 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Welfare officer, community planning and development, social worker, child safety officer, youth worker, correctional services officer, counsellor, human resources and psychologist.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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