Psychological Science, Bachelor | Online (optional) | University of Tasmania | Hobart, Australia
36 months
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36250 AUD/year
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About

If you want to develop knowledge and skills that will enrich your personal and professional life, or your goal is to become a research scientist, counsellor or registered psychologist, the Bachelor of Psychological Science from University of Tasmania provides the perfect foundation. 

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Overview

When you study the science of psychology you will learn about the biological and psychological principles of human behaviour, and will develop the transferable skills of critical thinking, communication and problem solving that are vital everywhere people interact.

The outcomes of the Bachelor of Psychological Science from  University of Tasmania  are framed by the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) and by the threshold learning outcomes of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, and comply with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accreditation standards of quality and competence. However, the course extends beyond such standards by introducing discipline- and area-specific units and skills-based training.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and evolution of ideas in psychology to professionally and ethically address contemporary issues of cognition and behaviour.
  • Reflect on the quality of your own and others’ decisions through critical thinking, sceptical inquiry and interpretation of research evidence, acknowledging the ambiguity of competing explanations.
  • Embrace a variety of approaches to lifelong learning to understand diverse influences on behaviour.
  • Use contemporary techniques to effectively and ethically communicate with a range of audiences to disseminate knowledge.

Career outcomes

There are many career pathways available for students who have completed a degree in psychology, including:

  • Counselling
  • Aged, family and child services
  • Community health and welfare
  • Health services support e.g. Drug and alcohol, cancer, disability, rehabilitation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and Market Research
  • Employment and training services
  • Teaching
  • Probation and parole services
  • Policy and planning

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Psychological Science is fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transferable Skills in Psychology
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Mental Health and Individual Differences
  • Psychological Processes
  • Social Psychology
  • Research Skills in Psychology
  • Health and Psychological Wellbeing
  • Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date.

Language

English
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

300 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Tasmania and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 089945D 

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

Please review the equivalent undergraduate entry requirements to see the minimum requirement relevant to your country. The ATAR information for this course is located in the “For Domestic Students” section of the entry requirements on this page.

You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

  • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above
  • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

To be eligible for an offer into the graduate entry pathway you must have completed a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) or higher in any discipline in the past 10 years.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36250 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Bachelor's scholarship opportunities for Psychological Science.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

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Anytime
ASEAN Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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Track to Tasmania Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
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Tasmanian International Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Australia Awards Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
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Independent provider
Grant
12700 AUD
Deadline
02 Dec 2024
Asian Exchange Scholarship
Merit-based

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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
8000 AUD
Deadline
01 Mar 2025
Southern Cross University Academic Excellence MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarships
Merit-based

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The Smooth Movers
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 Nov 2024
Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Australian Government Department of Education
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Independent provider
Grant
15000 AUD
Deadline
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Destination Australia
Merit-based

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Province of Lower Austria
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 AUD
Deadline
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Tertiary Access Payment
Merit-based Need-based

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Australian Government Department of Education
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Anytime
International Student Accommodation Support Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
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Independent provider
Grant
1200 AUD
Deadline
06 Dec 2024
FedSuccess - Hardship Support Grant
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Pathways Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Excellence Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
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Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 AUD
Deadline
22 Mar 2025
John Hall Rowing Scholarship
Merit-based

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US Federal Government
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
International MVC Scholarship
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
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MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
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Meridian Vocational College
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
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MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
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Meridian Vocational College
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Access Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Mary Doctor Fine Arts Scholarship
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Blumenthal Performing Arts
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Gordon Hay Scholarship
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Blumenthal Performing Arts
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
13 Sep 2024
The Fountainhead Essay Contest
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Ayn Rand Institute
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
20 Sep 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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Pinsky Law
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
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Coupons Plus Deals
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
Annual Students' Scholarship
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StudyCorgi
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Grant
500 USD
Deadline
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L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Softwave Clinics Scholarship
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SoftWave
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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Dermadry
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1000 GBP
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Pearl Lemon Scholarship
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Pearl Lemon
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1000 USD
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Teen Changemakers Essay Contest
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International Bipolar Foundation
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
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PlagiarismSearch
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
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Florida Rentals
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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StudyCorgi
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Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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Shield Your Body
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Grant
750 USD
Deadline
23 Nov 2024
Studybay Fall Essay Contest
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Studybay
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