Diploma in Child and Adolescent Psychology (Level 6)

Qualification code OP6210

The aim of this diploma is to provide a qualification that enables you to develop valuable skills that will help you work with children and their parents, teachers, and caregivers of children who are exhibiting behavioural and/or emotional problems.

In order to be able to provide remedial input, you will develop an understanding of child and adolescent psychological disorders and therapeutic techniques. This diploma is particularly suitable for students who have previously completed a Level 5 qualification in psychology, counselling or social services.

For more information view the brochure below or request a brochure to be sent to you. If you have any questions please contact us.


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  • Level 6  
    Credits 120 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $4,380 NZ Domestic

    Approximate total cost for the full qualification based on 2015 fee information. This does not include annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams