Bachelor of Psychological Science

Australian College of Applied Professions

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01328A

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. The knowledge base of psychology is developed through creating and testing theories about what determines how people think, feel and behave at an individual, group, organisational and community level. This program provides the first step on the path to training and registering as a psychologist in Australia. ACAP offers Psychology courses from Bachelor through to Masters level - the full 6 year study sequence. It provides a pathway to postgraduate studies in psychology as well as related fields.


24 units of study.


  • Psychological science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or be aged 21 years and over with a written statement and interview


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Study pathways

Graduates may, depending on their grades (credit average in 2nd and 3rd year and credit in the majority of Psychology units) be eligible to enter Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), or the Graduate Diploma of Psychology. Completion of the Honours program provides the necessary qualification to apply for further study in psychology and for provisional registration as a psychologist. Depending on the class of honours graduates may apply for postgraduate study in psychology at the masters or doctoral levels, or 1 year of postgraduate study followed by 1 year of supervised practice, or 2 years of supervised practice.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne International: $53,760 Yes
Sydney International: $53,760 Yes

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne, Sydney.

FEE-HELP is available. See our website for details.

Further information

FEE-HELP and Scholarships are available.

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