36 months
39600 AUD/year
8118 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Understand the human mind and how it drives behaviour. La Trobe University's Bachelor of Psychological Science will prepare you for a career as a professional psychologist, or in a psychology-related field across industries from clinical psychology to human services and marketing. 

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Elective subjects with a choice of minor sequences in Human Relationships and Neuroscience gives you the flexibility to work towards the career you want. In this Bachelor of Psychological Science  at La Trobe University you'll learn:

  • Analytical, research and communication skills

Learn skills that are essential to your future career in psychology.

  • Clinical and health psychology

Gain an understanding of how to help people cope with mental and  physical disorders.

  • Developmental and social psychology

Understand how environmental factors contribute to peoples' psychological makeup.

  • Psychological assessment, intervention and research

Become familiar with methods to understand and measure people's psychological state.

Career outcomes

As a graduate, you'll have flexible pathways toward careers that include:

  • Clinical psychologist
    • Assess people's psychological state.
    • Diagnose and develop a management plan for treatment and recovery.
    • Manage caseloads and referrals.
    • Counsel patients, document sessions, report to management and liaise with government departments when necessary.
  • Public health worker
    • Use your knowledge and expertise to support your patients and their communities.
    • Monitor people's health, inform, educate and empower people to improve their quality of life.
    • Document cases and develop strategies to solve health problems.
  • Rehabilitation worker
    • Work with people suffering from addiction and help them achieve meaning and stability in their lives.
  • Youth worker
    • Work with youth to help them stay healthy, happy and well adjusted.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychological Assessment 
  • Scientific Foundations of Psychology
  • Psychological Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 002915G  

Subject prerequisites

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
English language requirement
  • 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39600 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8118 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8118 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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