Diploma Psychological Studies

UAE, Dubai - Dubai International Academic City
Dates flexible
Course Type
Professional Training Course
Yes (Details)
Course Fee

Special prices available

Course Overview

The Diploma of Psychological Studies is designed to provide you with a broad introduction to the field of psychology in a supportive, student-centred learning environment. The program will prepare you for further study or for an entry level professional career.

You will explore a broad range of subject areas relating to psychology as practice, study and science. You will have a better understanding of career planning and management, as well as develop literacy skills that will enhance your academic and professional communication and language capabilities.

Once you complete the Diploma of Psychological Studies, opportunities include progression to the second year of the degree program in Psychology, or an entry level position in the business sector.

Successful completion of the Diploma will allow you to enter into second year of a bachelor’s degree at Murdoch University Dubai Campus with 8 units of credit.

You must complete and pass the required eight units for your Diploma.

3 intakes a year:

  • January
  • May
  • September

50% Bursary for September Intake

Who should take this course

12th and 13th Year school graduates.


All our Programs are accredited by TEQSA Australia and KHDA

Course content


  • 8 units (2 trimesters)

Tuition Fee:

  • AED 54,600
  • You will study the below 6 units, plus two general electives from other Diploma programs:
  • Language Enhancement Unit

Career Learning:

  • Managing your Career
  • Introduction to Cultural Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Academic Skills for Business
  • Introduction to Psychological Research Methods
  • Second year of your Murdoch University Dubai degree
  • Bachelor of Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

About Course Provider

Murdoch University International Study Centre Dubai was established in 2008 as a core branch of Murdoch University which is based in Perth, Western Australia. The Murdoch Dubai campus is situated at Dubai International Academic City and the university is licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Providing state-of-the-art facilities, excellent student-staff ratios, outstanding student support services and world class technology, students are equipped with real-life skills and have access to the highest education standards globally.

All courses at Murdoch Dubai follow the same academic requirements as the courses offered in Australia. Murdoch Dubai awards an internationally recognized Australian degree, exactly the same as the one conferred on campus in Australia. This ensures a 100% transfer of credits if a student wishes to, at any point of time, study at Murdoch in Australia and pursue the same degree course, guaranteeing seamless education. Our mission is to extend knowledge, stimulate learning, and promote understanding, for the benefit of the wider community. Murdoch University Dubai is committed to promoting intellectual independence within a supportive and sustainable environment for students and staff and to support the UAE's ambitions in providing an ongoing pool of regional graduates equipped with skills connected to the demands of expanding industry sectors.