BPsychSc/BA

Credit points

320

Minimum duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at

  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:


StatePrerequisites

New South Wales

Assumed Knowledge: For study in Mathematics: Mathematics (Band 3) (other than Mathematics General 2)

Prerequisites: English (Standard) (Band 2) or English (Advanced) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3)

Victoria

Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

Assumed Knowledge: For study in Mathematics: Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclamer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.



Definition

Bachelor of Arts Major: 80 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, normally including at least 10 cp at introductory level, at least 40 cp at 200 level and at least 20 cp from 300 level.

Bachelor of Arts Minor: 40 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, normally including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 20 cp at advanced level.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. 160 cp from Bachelor of Psychological Science Units:

  1. 140 cp from Specified Psychology Units (Part A);
  2. 10 cp from Psychology Elective Units (Part B);
  3. 10 cp from Psychology Community Engagement Unit (Part C).

AND

b. 160 cp from Bachelor of Arts Units:

  1. 80 cp from Arts Major Units (Part D);
  2. 40 cp from Arts Minor Units (Part E);
  3. 20cp from Arts Elective Units (Part F);
  4. 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part G).

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Students normally complete 100 level units before undertaking related 200 level units, and 200 level units before undertaking related 300 level units.

Schedule of unit offerings

Part A : Specified Psychology Units

Complete exactly 140 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PSYC100Foundations of Psychology10
PSYC101Applications of Psychology10
PSYC104Research Design and Statistics I10
PSYC108Psychological Practice: Theory and Techniques10
PSYC200Life Span Development10
PSYC206Research Design and Statistics II10
PSYC212Abnormal Psychology10
PSYC213Individual Differences10
PSYC214Learning and Behaviour10
PSYC307Cognitive Psychology10
PSYC311Research Design and Statistics III10
PSYC313Social Psychology10
PSYC314Psychological Assessment10
PSYC315Brain and Behaviour10

Part B : Psychology Elective Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PSYC109Applied Positive Psychology10
PSYC207Culture and Psychology10
PSYC208Organisational Psychology10
PSYC211Small Group Processes10
PSYC215Evolutionary Psychology10
PSYC216Forensic Psychology10
PSYC219Psychology of Religion10
PSYC316Health Psychology10
PSYC317Introduction to Neuropsychology10
PSYC318Psychology of Alcohol and Drugs10
PSYC319Psychology of Sexuality and Gender10
PSYC320Emotion and Social Cognition10
PSYC321Psychology of Eating Behaviour10
PSYC322Critical Thinking and Research Skills for Psychology10

Part C : Psychology Community Engagement Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PSYC310Psychological Services Experience10

Part D : Arts Major Units

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BUSDBusiness Studies80
DRAMDrama80
ECONEconomics80
EDSDEducation Studies80
HISTHistory80
MATHMathematics80
MEDIMedia80
MUSCMusic80
PHILPhilosophy80
PINRPolitics and International Relations80
PSYCPsychology80
SOCISociology80
SRLGStudy of Religions80
THSDTheological Studies80
VISUVisual Arts80
CRIMCriminology80
ENGLEnglish80

Part E : Arts Minor Units

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
COMMCommunication40
COMSCommunity Services40
COMPComputing40
CRWRCreative Writing40
DRAMDrama40
ECONEconomics40
EDSDEducation Studies40
ENGLEnglish40
GEOGGeography40
GRDEGraphic Design40
HLDVHealthy Development40
INDVInternational Development Studies40
MATHMathematics40
MEDIMedia40
MUSCMusic40
PHILPhilosophy40
PINRPolitics and International Relations40
PSYCPsychology40
SOCISociology40
THSDTheological Studies40
VISUVisual Arts40
YWRKYouth Work40

Part F : Arts Elective Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

To be chosen from the Schedule of Unit Offerings in the Bachelor of Arts.

Part G : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
OR
PHCC102Being Human10
OR
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
OR
PHCC320The Just Society10


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