Course summary

The Bachelor of Psychological Science provides the first three years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) study and training required to prepare graduates for employment in a range of careers that require critical thinking and an understanding of human psychological factors. Many graduates pursue postgraduate training to become registered psychologists to provide clinical services, while others work in psychological research or other community settings. The degree focuses on providing a thorough knowledge of the theoretical basis of psychological science and prepares students to conduct an independent research project.

Upon completion of the degree, eligible students may undertake a fourth year of study by enrolling in the accredited Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours. Completion of this fourth year of study is the minimal educational qualification to apply for conditional registration as a postgraduate intern in psychology in Australia.

The course strikes a balance between research, theory and application to provide skills relevant to the public and private sectors. Indigenous material is integrated into the curriculum.

Two Psychological Science students sitting opposite each other practice counselling techniques.
DurationLocationSession

3F/6P

3.5 years minimum for students commencing in Session 3

Coffs Harbour1, 2, 3
Online1, 2, 3
DurationLocationSession

3F/6P

Coffs Harbour1, 2

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From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'