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The Diploma of Social and Psychological Science gives me the opportunity to choose between a number of psychology study areas before I commit to my bachelor degree.
Diploma of Social and Psychological Science
Social and Psychological Science overview
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.
Where could this diploma take me?
With a Diploma of Social and Psychological Science from Griffith College you could start your journey towards one of the careers below:
Sample program structure
Students who enter with an IELTS (or equivalent) < 6.0 will be required to undertake the free Language Development Modules as part of their program.
1201QBT Academic & Professional Skills Development
5902LAL English Language & Communication for Health
*Domestic students whose first language is not English, and International students who enter with an IELTS (or equivalent) < 7.0 must undertake the English Language & Communication for Health course.
1007HSV – Human Services Processes
†Required for students articulating to Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Human Services and Bachelor of Child and Family Studies.
1001PSY – Introductory Cognitive & Biological Psychology
‡Required for students articulating to Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Counselling.
1010HSV Lifespan Development
1003PSY Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology