36 months
43500 AUD/year
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If you consider yourself a ‘people person’ and human behaviour interests you, consider the Bachelor of Social Science - Behavioural Studies Major degree from Swinburne Online. 

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This Bachelor of Social Science - Behavioural Studies Major degree from Swinburne Online with give you the skills to analyse the behaviour, relationships and motivations of people around you. These skills will open up a wide choice of prospective industries and work environments, such as family counselling, social work or human resources.

    What you will learn 

  • Personality

Learn about the major approaches psychologists use to understand personality.

  • Social Psychology

Explain and predict people’s behaviour in social situations.

  • Development

Understand the processes involved in psychological growth and how people change with age.

  • Psychological Disorders

Explore different psychological abnormalities and disorders.

  • Cognition

Examine cognitive processes, including perception, attention, memory and learning.

Career opportunities

  • Counselling Supporter

Provide guidance and support on personal or psychological problems.

  • Child Protection Officer

Create a protective, safe and supportive environment for children.

  • Community Worker

Support members of the community who need assistance to manage the challenges of everyday life.

  • Human Resources Officer

Help nurture and develop highly productive and supportive work environments.



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Communicating Online
  • Australian Politics
  • Psychology
  • Psychology of Infancy and Early Childhood 
  • Psychology of Wellbeing (Double unit)
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Sociological Foundations
  • Deviance, Difference & Conformity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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24 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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

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Other requirements

General requirements


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.

Tuition Fee

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    43500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43500 AUD per year during 36 months.


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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