University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience (MBPU)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Cognitive Neuroscience) integrates psychology and biology, preparing students for a rewarding and stimulating career in neuropsychology. Students learn in on-campus laboratories using state-of-the-art technology, such as EEG and have the opportunity to be at the forefront of developments in cognitive neuroscience research.


  • 108 units
  • a 45 unit major in cognitive neuroscience
  • 45 units of psychology courses
  • 18 units of elective courses which may be taken as a minor sequence.


  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Certificate IV level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program
  • And meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


This program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. On completion of the program, graduates will have met the prerequisites to apply for fourth year programs in Psychology.

Study pathways

Future study opportunities, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) (Cognitive Neuroscience).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Magill International: $92,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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