Study Psychological Science
Explore the fascinating field of the human mind at the University ranked No.1 in Australia by the Federal Government’s 2019 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) assessment, and for overall quality of education experience, student support and learning resources in Psychology (Good Universities Guide 2020).
You can study to become a registered psychologist or you can work in other areas like disability services, data, human resource management, business, education, health or sports—you can get a job as a student counsellor or career advisor, a family therapist or a social worker.
The degrees focus on providing a thorough understanding of the theoretical basis of psychological science, as well as the importance of research and evidence. The course covers analytical skills in solving human, organisational and community-wide problems; core topics such as social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, abnormal psychology, and biological psychology.
If examining the criminal mind interests you, a double degree in Bachelor of Psychological Science, Bachelor of Laws is also available.
Why choose Psychological Sciences with Southern Cross?
We're ranked 5-stars for learner engagement and student support in psychology (GUG 2021)
Be a qualified psychologist
Our Psychological Science course has Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accreditation for entrance into postgraduate study
Learn where and how you want
Study the Bachelor of Psychological Science at Southern Cross University fully online, or with a mix of on-campus and online units
Ranked in the top 5% globally
Southern Cross is ranked among the best in the world for Psychological Science (World University Rankings 2020 by subject: Psychology)
How to apply
Ready to take the next step in your higher education journey? Find out how you can apply.
There are many ways to get into Southern Cross University. Discover your options with an entry pathway.
The University offers a wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Student life at SCU
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