Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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Understand how people work

APAC (Australian Psychology Accreditation Council) accredited course

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
063008D
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$26,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$79,200
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011261
  • Moreton Bay 014251
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 59.40 OP - 16 Rank - 66
USC program code
AR374
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
on campus
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288

In this program, you’ll learn how to explain human behaviour. Our award-winning staff will teach you about how people develop through the lifespan, what motivates us, how to understand personality, and how to encourage behaviour change.

Explore the professional practice of psychology, including cognitive, social, perceptual, physiological, intercultural, Indigenous and abnormal psychologies. You’ll complete this program with an introductory knowledge to the science behind psychology and an understanding of its applications.

In this program you will:

  • Learn about human behaviour
  • Specialise in counselling, social work, or public health through electives
  • Have the opportunity to work as a research assistant
  • Have the opportunity to continue your studies which may result in registration as a psychologist or completing a PhD
Career opportunities:
  • Health and education services
  • Disability support officer
  • Community work
  • Training and development
  • Human resource management
  • Exercise science
  • Research
Accreditation

The Australian Psychology Accreditation Council has accredited the Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) as a three-year undergraduate sequence in psychology. Following successful completion of an accredited honours year plus further accredited postgraduate study graduates may be eligible for registration as a psychologist in that state or territory.

How to apply

To apply for the Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours), submit the completed application form and relevant supporting documentation to USC. For more information visit Application forms.

Applications for Semester 1, 2021 close on 25 September 2020.

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