Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology
Launch your future in psychology
This is your introduction to formal studies of the human mind. Study 4 core subjects in psychology—and get entry and credit in Curtin’s Bachelor Degree. Explore individual and group behaviour. Start thinking about your career as a psychologist.
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Subjects may require attendance
- 15 Aug 21
- 14 Nov 21
Start your career with Curtin’s globally recognised courses and extensive industry connections. Through OUA, our online courses offer an interactive and collaborative learning experience that gets you the same degree as if you studied on campus. Curtin is a global university with a vibrant culture of innovation and collaboration and is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.
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This undergraduate certificate aims to enable students to:
- apply principles and concepts of psychology in a variety of contexts relevant to further learning and/or work in an unrelated field
- apply critical and creative thinking and problem solving skills relevant to psychology to generate innovative solutions to problems
- use technology appropriately to communicate effectively
- consider global perspectives on psychology and international psychology standards
- work professionally in teams and independently, and demonstrate life-long learning skills.
This undergraduate certificate has no entry requirements and is open to everyone.
During your application
We’ll ask you to provide your education history. It’s for government data collection only and will not impact your application.
Skip the questions in the Entry Requirements section by selecting Higher Education. Then enter “n/a” in all the Previous Higher Education Studies boxes.
Although you'll need to consent to an academic results search, we won't conduct it when we process your application.
Psychology encompasses aspects of human behaviour using tested theoretical framework to examine, explain and predict what we do as individuals and in groups. This Higher Education Certificate leads students into a general applied psychology program.
To qualify for the Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology students must complete four core subjects.
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
Once you've checked your eligibility, apply and enrol for this degree following the steps. This degree also allows you to get started with Open access.
Select “See subjects”
Choose subjects to begin your application. You can choose 1 or 2 subjects to start.
Choose how you want to start
You can apply for the full degree or if you want to start with Open access, enrol into the subjects using the “Single subjects” option.
You can apply for the degree later and the subjects may be credited towards the degree.
Complete your details
Provide your details and select a funding option. You can pay up-front or apply for government funding in your application.
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This degree offers Open access entry, exclusive to Open Universities Australia.
There’s more than one way to get a degree. Open access allows you to start with single subjects as a way into eligible degrees, regardless of your study history.
Enrol into and complete the required Open access subjects to earn entry in this degree. Most subjects have no entry requirements, are fully government funded (if you’re eligible) and may be credited when you start the degree.
The best part? You can enrol and get started with single subjects now.