Applied Science (Psychology), Bachelor | RMIT University | Melbourne, Australia
36 months
37440 AUD/year
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Psychology is the science of the mind and human behaviour. In the Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) at RMIT University, you will examine mental states and processes and how they affect behaviour.  

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About this Degree

Psychologists study the processes around how people think and feel. They work closely with patients to understand their mental state and how this is impacting on their behaviours. They also conduct research and provide treatments including counselling to help reduce distress, behavioural problems and psychological problems. They work with a broad range of clients in a variety of circumstances including children, adults, couples, families and organisations.  

RMIT University specialises in clinical psychology, based on a cognitive-behavioural approach. Your study will apply research to actual situations to help resolve real human problems. All degrees are accredited by Australian Psychological Society.

You will explore the principles of personality, psychopathology and social psychology as well as biological, cognitive, and developmental psychology, as well as research methods in psychology and social psychology. Your studies in this Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) degree will include the biological bases of behaviour including brain behaviour relationships, sensation, perception and consciousness, theories of learning, memory and cognition emotion, motivation and stress.

You can also undertake elective studies in nutrition, information technology, applied psychology, health statistics, computer science and any electives available across the university.

Programme Structure


  • Principles of Psychology
  • Psychology of Everyday Thinking
  • Statistical Computing
  • Foundations of Psychology 
  • Statistics
  • Psychology of Social Life 
  • Environmental Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements


  • Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion of any Mathematics and Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL and units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in one of Geography, any Mathematics or any Science, or equivalent studies.
Rankings and adjustment factors 
  • Entry to this program is competitive. Eligible applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement plus any adjustment factors.
  • Adjustment factors include equity access schemes and/or subject adjustments.
  • We will consider your entire academic record to determine your eligibility for entry. T
  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average (check calculator below).
  • CRICOS: 029765E

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37440 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37440 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic students: Commonwealth supported places 

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.


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