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Psychological Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Darwin, Australia| Online
In the Bachelor of Psychological Science at Charles Darwin University, you will develop an integrated understanding of human behaviour including social-cultural perspective, motivations, health and psychopathology as well as the fundamental premise of psychology as an empirically based science.
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Overview

Key study areas include

  • research methods
  • abnormal psychology
  • social-cultural psychology
  • learning and motivation
  • cognitive psychology
  • the biological bases of behaviour
  • introduction to forensic psychology
  • counselling.

The Bachelor of Psychological Science at Charles Darwin University will also prepare you for the Honours program, as well as postgraduate professional coursework or supervised training in psychology.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in child and family services, child protection, community health and welfare, drug and alcohol, disability and rehabilitation services, health service management, research and evaluation, policy and planning, human resources management and marketing.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

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
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Indigenous People, Society and Culture
  • Psychological Skills
  • Biological Bases of Behaviour
  • Social-Cultural Psychology
  • Cognition and Language
  • Research Design and Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 077775E

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60 after any applicable bonus points have been applied.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28224 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28224 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Darwin

  • 1493 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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