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Bachelor of Psychological Science

Undergraduate | SCU-PSY-DEG | 2024

Explore the human mind and behaviour

Study key topics in psychology including perception, motivation, and memory. Consider psychology across the lifespan, in states of health and illness. You’ll develop skills for research, statistics, and problem-solving. Understand yourself and others.

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3 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Psychological Science

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Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Psychological Science can seek employment in health, social and disability services, human resources, youth services, corrective services, armed services, research agencies, in ‘big data’, education, and in a range of careers that require critical thinking and an understanding of human psychological factors.

This degree is also a pathway to the Honours year. Eligible graduates may apply a fourth year of study in the APAC accredited Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours. Completion of that fourth year of study is the minimal educational qualification to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist in Australia (conditional on undertaking an approved practice pathway).

Psychologists can undertake private practice and/or can gain employment in health, social, and disability services, youth services, corrective services, the armed services, research agencies as the CSIRO, in education, and in many other areas.

Professional recognition

The course has Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accreditation for entrance into postgraduate training.

Career outlook

$75K to $93K
Health and Welfare Services Managers:
Over $120K
Human Resource Managers:
Over $120K
Policy and Planning Managers:
Over $120K
Psychologists and Psychotherapists:
$93K to $120K

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