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Psychological Science, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Gold Coast, Australia
By studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science at Bond University, graduates become equipped with a scientific grounding and an awareness of the theoretical paradigms of Psychology.  Students can choose further studies set by the Australian accreditation guidelines or apply their broad knowledge to a wide range of career paths.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Psychological Science at Bond University provides students with a scientific understanding of normal psychological processes such as memory, learning, motivation, psychobiology, personality, emotion, developmental psychology and social relationships, as well as training in abnormal psychology. A basic understanding of these topics is acquired across the two introductory subjects before a greater depth of coverage is undertaken within the advanced second and third level subjects.

Key features

  • Gain practical application of research through dedicated Cognitive Research Labs
  • Enjoy learning in small class sizes and opportunities to network through a dedicated student society
  • Learn from internationally recognised academics and start to build the necessary skills to progress to full registration as a Psychologist

Professional outcomes

This degree qualifies students for employment in professional areas such as counselling and various functions associated with human resources. It is also the building block for further studies where you are able to pursue careers in the professional practice of psychology including clinical, organisational or forensic psychology, counselling, clinical neuropsychology, health and community psychology, research, and other specialist areas.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Data Analysis I 
  • Introduction to Psychology: Learning & Social 
  • Introduction to Psychology' Biology and Personality 
  • Biological Psychology 
  • Learning and Behaviour 
  • Sensation and Perception 
  • Social Psychology 
  • Motivation and Emotion 
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Personality and Individual Differences 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    98

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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General Requirements

  • Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
  • As a general rule, Bond University imposes a minimum age requirement of 17 years and a minimum entry score (expressed as an OP, ATAR, IB or equivalent). 
  • Applicants require a minimum entry score equivalent to OP15 or higher (ATAR 63.50 for admission) to be considered for admission into our bachelor programs.  
  • Applicants who are about to complete their final Year 12 assessment will be also considered, based on the predicted OP, ATAR or IB score provided by their school. 
CRICOS code: 062655C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20040 AUD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    34720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17360 AUD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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