Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Psychology, Graduate Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Diploma

Through this 16-month Graduate Diploma in Psychology (GDIP) part-time graduate programme, candidate will be equipped with a range of theoretical, analytical, conceptual and functional skills in psychology. The study of psychology will enrich candidates with an understanding of the behaviour, relationships and the workings of the human mind, which are relevant to many careers and professions. Candidates will learn social and cognitive development, human development and abnormal psychology. Counselling modules are included to enrich the candidates’ learning.

Faculty School of Psychology
Programme Code GDIP
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The GDIP programme prepares the qualified candidates who have an interest in the study of Psychology at the postgraduate level. The programme aims to provide a comprehensive theoretical understanding of psychology, whilst enriching the candidates’ practical skills in a broader perspective.


13 Modules

Module 1 Introduction to Psychology
Module 2 Research Methods
Module 3 Biological Psychology
Module 4 Cognitive Psychology
Module 5 Developmental Psychology
Module 6 Social Psychology
Module 7 Abnormal Psychology
Module 8 Educational Psychology
Module 9 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Module 10 Health Psychology
Module 11 Counselling Methods
Module 12 Counselling Ethics
Module 13 Group Counselling

Modules Synopses
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The programme expects candidates to complete individual and/or group written assignments, and/or written examination, depending on the modular criteria. Students must attend 75% of the classes to qualify for the examination.


For admission to the Graduate Diploma in Psychology programme:

1 For applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements, on a case-by-case basis, they are required to take on bridging modules FIRST, before enrolling into this course.

2 For applicants who possess a related Degree (i.e. Counselling, Psychology), module exemptions will be made at the discretion of the College.