Diploma of Social and Psychological Science/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Griffith College - Mt Gravatt/Griffith University - Mt Gravatt

Course outline

In the higher education diploma year, students develop fundamental academic skills, cementing their knowledge in foundation subjects and core concepts. Students gain a thorough grounding in the application of clinical, developmental, biological, cognitive, social and organisational psychology. In addition, they develop skills in critical analysis and evaluation, data handling and communication. On successful completion, students progress into the Griffith University Bachelor of Psychological Science with credit. During university study, students learn to evaluate and understand measurements of intellectual, behavioural and emotional states, as well as the principles of counselling, and skills to assist with health, personal, vocational and social difficulties. Graduates have the option to take a further (honours) year in psychology. For more course information, visit Diploma of Social and Psychological Science and Bachelor of Psychological Science at Griffith University.

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees

Other requirements

Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Upon completion of the bachelor: clinical psychologist; counselling; general psychologist (clinical, community, educational, forensic, health, organizational); organisational psychologist; recruitment; social research; specialist psychologist.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time