Bachelor of Psychological Science

University of New England (UNE)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour – our individual characteristics and abilities, how we act in social situations, how our brain works, and how our experiences and biology interact to produce normal and abnormal behaviour. UNE's Bachelor of Psychological Science provides you with a thorough grounding in the core areas of psychology and emphasises the development of transferrable skills, ensuring you're able to change and adapt to challenges and opportunities in the workplace.Explore a wide range of subjects, studying more focused psychology units as you progress through each year of the degree. Our Bachelor of Psychological Science includes the study of the history and philosophy of psychology, motivation, emotion, social psychology, the biological bases of behaviour, cognition, language and more.Our course provides you with an accredited undergraduate psychology sequence so that you can continue on to a fourth-year psychology program such as the Bachelor of Psychology with Honours should you wish to pursue provisional registration as a practising psychologist.*


To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 144 credit points with not more than 60 credit points at 100-level and at least 36 credit points at 300-level. Candidates who complete a Minor must pass units to the value of 24 credit points. Candidates who complete a Major must pass units to the value of 48 credit points.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on Australian Year 12 equivalence. English language requirements must also be met.


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council - 3 year sequence recognition

Study pathways

The Bachelor of Psychological Science can provide the entry requirement into advanced courses in psychology. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $90,288 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $90,288 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

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