Bachelor of Science - Psychology

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

Psychology encompasses all aspects of human behaviour, using tested theoretical frameworks to examine, explain and predict what we do as individuals and in groups. The three-year general applied psychology program emphasises the application of knowledge to problems arising in professional practice. It provides an understanding of the theoretical framework within which various approaches and techniques have been developed. Experimental design relevant to applied research is an important part of the course. Whilst the principal focus is on psychology, the course also provides a broad appreciation of human behaviour and experience by including studies in health sciences.


This course contains core units and electives.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

This course is only available to International students studying outside of Australia.


A further year of study in psychology is necessary before students can apply for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and provisional registration. This further year of study must be an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited fourth year of study in psychology. After completing this additional year of study, graduates are eligible to apply for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and provisional registration. In Australia two years supervised psychological practice after fourth year or completion of a two-year masters program or a one-year professional masters and one year of supervised psychological practice is required for full registration as a psychologist.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus International: $144,600 No No information available

Further information

For more information contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 7331

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