La Trobe University

Bachelor of Psychological Science

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

There's never been a better time to build new skills and follow your passion. Apply now to secure your place at La Trobe. La Trobe's Bachelor of Psychological Science will prepare you for a career as a professional psychologist, or in a psychology-related field across industries from clinical psychology to human services and marketing. Elective subjects with a choice of minor sequences in Human Relationships and Neuroscience gives you the flexibility to work towards the career you want.


To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Psychological Science, students must complete a total of 360 credit points across 3 years.


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Applied Psychology
  • Human Relationships With Animals and the Environment
  • Introduction to Behavioural Neuroscience 1a
  • Introduction to Behavioural Neuroscience 1b
  • Introductory Psychology: Brain and Mind
  • Introductory Psychology: People and Culture
  • Psychology of Close Adult Relationships
  • Scientific Foundations of Psychology
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education (within the last two years)
  • VCE: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. HSC: One of English Standard, English Advanced (Band 2), English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 3).


The Bachelor of Psychological Science is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Professional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia will require an APAC-accredited fourth year and additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree as well as an application to the professional body. Please contact the relevant professional body for details. Graduates of the Bachelor of Psychological Science may apply for membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Albury-Wodonga International: $118,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
Bendigo International: $118,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $118,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
Online International: $118,800 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora), Online.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

Further information

Students can study this course through La Trobe's Regional Reward.

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