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Flinder's Australia Psychology Transfer Degree


AQF Level 7


4 Years


About the Course

Flinder’s University, Adelaide Australia

Ranked among the top 2% of universities in the world, Flinder’s is  number one in South Australia for teaching quality, student support, student/teacher ratio and undergraduate starting salary.


Undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered across Flinders’ six colleges and online for some 26,000 students. The University’s 5,400 international students come from more than 90 countries and its main campus features on-site accommodation for 560 students and an international pathways centre.

Flinders’ main campus at Bedford Park provides modern buildings, state-of-the-art facilities, unique coastal views, and easy access to major shopping centres, the central business district, and local beaches. This includes a $63 million Student Hub and Plaza, which incorporates study spaces, retail stores, cafes, and a bar.

Flinders’ university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and is recognized as a highly reputed university around the world, including University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka.

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Adelaide , Australia


Flinders University is located in Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, and is the fifth largest capital city in Australia.


Consistently ranked as one of the top ten most liveable cities in the world, Adelaide is a popular destination for international students in Australia. This is because the city offers a balanced lifestyle with world-class education institutions and thriving local economy.


Adelaide is the gateway to world-famous places such as Kangaroo Island and the best wine regions in Australia including the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and the Clare Valley. Local attractions in Adelaide include the Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Botanic Gardens, National Wine Centre and much more.


Students are eligible to work part time during their course of the study and Adelaide offers 3 years post study visa for students who successfully complete their studies. This is an excellent opportunity for those who would like to live and work in Australia after their studies before returning to Sri Lanka or initiate process for obtaining Permanent Residency in Australia.

 ECU – CIRP Psychology Pathway

CIRP in collaboration with Flinders  offers a unique opportunity for Sri Lankan students to obtain a degree from an internationally reputed Australian University through an economical and an expedited path. CIRP students who complete their Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology (DHEP) or a variation are eligible to enter the second Year of the Bachelor of Psychology degree offered at Flinders Australia.

Based on your secondary school qualifications, we offer a range of options through the transfer pathway.


For Student’s After A/L

Student with good A/L results could join the DHEP offered by CIRP and completed either one two years before they transfer to Flinders’, Australia.


For Students After O/L

Students with good O/L results could join the CIRP international Foundation in Psychology and enter the CIRP-Flinders transfer pathway. You can complete the Foundation Programs and the DHEP and enter the 2nd year of the Bachelor of Psychology degree at Flinder’s.

Students in any of the Diploma of Higher Education Programs given below are eligible to transfer to Flinder's for completion of their Bachelor of Psychology in Australia.

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & Counseling

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & Childcare

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & Criminology

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & Sport science

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & Business

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & HRM

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & Marketing


Program Structure

Qualification Title             Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology                         

Awarding body                 Colombo Institute of Research & Psychology, Sri Lanka

Accreditation                     Tertiary & Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) of Sri Lanka


Qualification Title             Bachelor in Psychological Sciences               

Awarding body                  Flinders’ University, Australia

Accreditation                    Australian Psychology Accreditation Council




Module Structure – In Sri Lanka


DHEP under CIRP –Flinder’s Psychology pathway


1. Introduction to Psychology                    

2. Biopsychology                                             

3. Cognitive Psychology                                                

4. Developmental Psychology                   

5. Social Psychology                                       

6. Memory                                                         

7. Personality                                                    

8. Research Methods – Quantitate         

9. Research Methods – Qualitative         

10. Statistics 1                                                   

11. Statistics 2                                                   

12. Motivation & Emotion                           

13. Human Mind & Language                     

14. Psychometrics                                           

15. Psychology Placement                           

16. Basics of Neuroscience                          


Students who transfer for the 2nd year at Flinder’s are only required to complete all above modules before they transfer to Flinder’s University Australia.  


Module Structure – in Australia

Flinders’ Bachelor in Psychological Sciences  2nd Year

1.Fundamentals of Psychological Inquiry

2.Psychology of Personality and Individual Differences

3.Developmental Psychology        

4.Learning, Memory and Cognition

5-8 Four Electives


Flinders’ Bachelor in Psychological Sciences  3rd  Year

9.Advanced Methods of Psychological Inquiry       

10.Mental Health and Psychological Interventions

11.Cultural Issues in Psychology     

12.Applications of Psychological Literacy

13-16 Four Electives 



Transfer Options with DHEP Variations


Please talk to a student adviser to obtain the module completion requirements with regard to the transfer options with the DHEP variations in Counseling, Child Care, Criminology, Sport Science, Marketing, HRM and Business.



Entry Requirements


Given below are the Minimum eligibility criteria for the CIRP programs of the transfer pathway. Entry criteria, application process and the requirements to obtain a student visa for the transfer requires fulfillment of a range of other requirements. All students who wish to enroll in to a transfer program MUST arrange a face to face meeting with the student advisors at CIRP International Office along with their Parents/Guardian or Sponsor to understand the requirements before registering for the transfer program.


Standard Entry for CIRP –Flinders’ Transfer through  International Foundation

Passed G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination


Standard Entry for CIRP- Flinders’ Transfer through DHEP Programs

Passed G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination or a Foundation Diploma awarded by a Recognized Awarding Body


Language Requirements

A high proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English is essential to successfully complete this program. Student will be assessed for their language proficiency at the time of enrollment.


Support & Guidance

Scholarships & Funding






Your Instructor

Ashley Amerson

Ashley Amerson

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