Diploma of Psychological Studies

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.


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)

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.

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