Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Our undergraduate psychology programs help students to acquire knowledge, assimilate conceptual understandings and develop skills of application that are valuable to the enhancement of human functioning in a broad range of professional settings. Graduates of the Bachelor of Psychological Science will complete a sequence in psychology that is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). This sequence will ensure graduates acquire an advanced understanding of human behaviour, as well as highly regarded employability skills.The Bachelor of Commerce provides excellent grounding in many areas of business as well as detailed knowledge and skills in your selected major – human resource management, management or marketing. Our graduates understand the ethical, social, political and economic contexts that guide decision-making. The Bachelor of Commerce will not only help you launch your business career but also prepare you for future managerial positions.
320 credit points. Students will undertake 100 hours community engagement when they undertake the unit PSYC310 Psychological Services Experience during the third year of their course.
Standard entry requirements
To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent.New South Wales Prerequisites: English (Standard) (Band 2) or English (Advanced) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3)Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English. Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.
This course is currently accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and approved by the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) as a suitable program of study for the purpose of registration as a psychologist. Please note that after completion of an APAC accredited undergraduate degree, a further minimum of three years education and training in psychology are required to register as a psychologist in Australia.
High-achieving graduates from this program may be eligible to apply for fourth year studies in Psychology (Honours degree in Psychological Science or Graduate Diploma in Psychology) or select from a range of postgraduate courses offered by the Faculty of Law and Business.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Melbourne (St Patrick's)||International: $112,608||No|
|Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary)||International: $112,608||No|
Completing a Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Commerce is excellent preparation for pursuing a career in areas such as: Counselling; Child welfare and development; Community work; Education; Health; Human resources; Marketing and Market research; Fourth year study in psychology to pursue a career in psychology; Business management; Policy administration; Business regulation; Advertising and marketing communication.