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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #468 (QS) , | , | Online
The Psychology program at Western Sydney University is the foundation for anyone wishing to go on to further study to become a psychologist. If you are curious by nature, inquisitive about life and how we, as a society live and interact, this degree will expand your knowledge through theory, research and practical application.

About

The Psychology program at Western Sydney University combines a broadly based, interdisciplinary social sciences three-year program with an undergraduate accredited sequence in Psychology.

You will gain a deep understanding of the complex and culturally diverse world we live in and emerge with a thorough understanding of how Psychology uses scientific techniques and methods to understand human cognition, affect and behaviour.

When you graduate, you will have the interdisciplinary and specialist skills and knowledge required for a range of careers available in areas of sociology, mental health, peace and development and counselling in both government and private sectors as well as the academic requirements to proceed to advanced study.

Your career

With a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology), you can:

  • Become a caseworker / manager and make a difference in the areas of child protection, drug and alcohol services or community health 
  • Take on an exciting research role
  • Champion the vulnerable through social advocacy and activism
  • Get involved in Human Services and help improve aged care, communities, education providers, and transport services
  • Or continue on to postgraduate study and become a qualified psychologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Individual in Society
  • Understanding Society
  • Psychology: Human Behaviour
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Human Learning
  • Social Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    82

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 082919G
  • UAC entry: A competitive ATAR; or equivalent rank (using non-proximate indicators of success) for school leavers and non-recent school leavers.
  • Western Sydney University Online students: Prospective online students apply for admission to this course directly through WSU Online. A student’s eligibility will be assessed according to the existing admission criteria.
  • Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). 

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    25000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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