Psychology examines what makes us do the things that we do by seeking to understand personality, psychological disorders and the effects of social situations on our behaviour. You will learn about cognitive processes including memory, perception and attention, and how we change as we age.
This Bachelor of Psychological Sciences at Swinburne Online will equip you with skills to design research projects and analyse behaviour. The degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
What you will learn
- Explore different psychological abnormalities and disorders.
- Explain and predict people’s behaviour in social situations.
- Understand the processes involved in psychological growth and how people change with age.
- Examine cognitive processes, including perception, attention, memory and learning.
- Learn about the major approaches psychologists use to understand personality.
- Help mentally or emotionally impaired patients cope with the challenges of everyday life.
- Coordinate group counselling sessions and provide peer support for people suffering mental illness who are pursuing recovery through the sharing of lived experience.
- Provide support to children and families in a range of settings, including child protection, youth work, drug and alcohol work.
- Care for young offenders in both prison and court contexts and in the community.
- Provide support for adults in settings such as employment service, disability, and housing.
- Assess and evaluate the problems of patients and assist them in overcoming personal issues.
- Help athletes and sporting teams deal with the psychological pressures of their sport.
- Work as part of a treatment team to provide counselling and therapeutic support to families navigating crisis, who in many cases have experienced significant disadvantage.
The degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
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- Learning and Communicating Online
- Cognition and Human Performance
- Social Psychology
- Psychology Project
- Psychology of Personality
- Analysis of Variance and Regression
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- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Non-Year 12 entry
- Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.
- Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.
Year 12 entry
- Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.
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International24192 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24192 AUD per year during 36 months.
National7944 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7944 AUD per year during 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.