Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology
University of Waikato
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology is designed to meet the requirements for registration as a psychologist under the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act. Graduates of the Organisational Psychology stream will have developed practical skills in applying organisational psychology techniques, such as job analyses, test validation, training needs analysis and evaluation, career counselling and development, organisation development and workplace well-being. Graduates of the Applied Behaviour Analysis stream will have developed practical skills in applying behavioural principles to a range of behaviour problems in their area of specialty. Graduates of the Community Psychology stream will have developed practical skills in applying the principles and concepts of Community Psychology to a range of situations within their area of specialty. They will also be familiar with the evaluation of social service programmes, including needs assessments, formative evaluation, process evaluation and outcome evaluation, and major research methodologies relevant to applied community research, including surveys and interview studies, with a particular emphasis on qualitative research.
Key Information for Students
Master of Applied Psychology or equivalent.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$42,996 - $65,706|
|In further study||53%|
|On a benefit||1%|
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