Bachelor of Psychological Science at Central Queensland University, Australia

With the Bachelor of Psychological Science degree at CQUni, you may hone your skills in improving the health and wellbeing of others while pursuing your interest in human cognition and behavior. You will also increase your knowledge of the various basic study areas that make up the science of psychology and obtain a complete understanding of its guiding principles, ideas, and concepts.

Description


With the Bachelor of Psychological Science degree at CQUni, you may hone your skills in improving the health and wellbeing of others while pursuing your interest in human cognition and behavior. You will also increase your knowledge of the various basic study areas that make up the science of psychology and obtain a complete understanding of its guiding principles, ideas, and concepts. 


Also, you will use a capstone unit that offers you the chance to complete a project or a placement opportunity to benefit from learning that is practically oriented and hone your employability skills. To broaden your knowledge in a way that best meets your interests and career goals, study related fields.


After successfully completing an approved three-year psychology study sequence, you can apply for a competitive entry spot in the CQUniversity Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honors) program. Honors level study prepares students for both the coursework necessary for conditional registration as a psychologist in Australia and/or research higher degree courses in psychology.

What you will study

Program Structure

You must complete eight optional units in addition to the necessary 16 core psychology units. Two four-unit minors or an eight-unit major are available as alternatives for elective units.


Elective Majors (8 units)


  • Allied Health

  • History and Politics

  • Geography

  • Human Resource Management

  • Marketing

  • Journalism

  • Public Relations


Learning Outcomes

  1. Utilize scientific approach to apply your understanding of the key theories, concepts, and principles to the core domains of psychology.


  1. Analyze and evaluate the theory and research in psychology.


  1. Apply psychological knowledge to the variety of persons, groups, organizations, and communities in a reflective, culturally sensitive manner.


  1. Utilize a variety of communication techniques to efficiently interact with others and on your own.


  1. Recognize and apply research methods and statistical analysis to a range of research challenges and settings.


  1. Describe your idea of proper morals and values.


  1. Demonstrate your responsibility for your own education and practice in a way that will promote your continued professional and personal growth.


Career Opportunities

Not everyone with a psychology degree chooses to become a psychologist, and those who do work in a variety of professions, including:

  • Management

  • Industry

  • Child safety officer

  • Clinical work

  • Counseling

  • Neuropsychology

  • Child development

  • Education

  • Forensic

  • Health

  • School guidance officer


Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent

  • A secondary qualification  or equivalent

  • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or

  • Bachelor level qualification study with a minimum overall GPA 4.0


English Language Requirements

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic), including 5.5 in speaking, listening, and reading.

  • TOEFL - 75

  • PTE - 54

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition Fee 

  • Commonwealth Supported Place – Indicative First Year Fee ($8.016)

  • International Indicative First Year Fee - $31,680

Scholarships

CQUniversity believes that everyone should be able to attend college. Because we understand that everyone periodically needs assistance, regardless of circumstance, we are happy to provide a number of scholarships, bursaries, and stipends.













$31,680
  • Level
    Bachelor
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    March
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, CAE
  • Scholarship
    25% tuition fee discount