Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Psychological Sciences

Swinburne University of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106700B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Learn how to support people in an increasingly complex world by becoming a mental health professional.

This Bachelor of Psychological Sciences degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and the first step to becoming a psychologist. You’ll study the scope of psychological science and complete a variety of research projects to develop your project management, research and report writing skill set.

Combine with a Bachelor of Arts to widen your knowledge of what drives social change in contemporary society. Majors such as perspectives on globalisation or Indigenous studies will develop your key complex problem solving and cultural competency skills - to broaden your career opportunities helping individuals in need and society at large.

Course learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Psychological Sciences, graduates will be able to:

Psychological Sciences - Systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources to inform their knowledge and conceptual understandings in psychology

Psychological Sciences - Formulate arguments that are fit for purpose and demonstrate an understanding of the relevant theories and evidence in psychology

Psychological Sciences - Critically analyse information to generate creative solutions to solve complex problems in the area of psychology

Psychological Sciences - Define and integrate theoretical principles and apply these in their disciplinary areas of expertise

Psychological Sciences - Apply knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for their own learning and practice, individually and in collaboration with others

Psychological Sciences - Interpret and communicate ideas, problems and arguments in modes suitable to a range of audiences using a range of media

Psychological Sciences - Coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyse and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas in local and international context

Arts - Systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources to inform their knowledge and conceptual understandings in the humanities and/or social sciences

Arts - Formulate arguments that are fit for purpose and demonstrate an understanding of the relevant theories and evidence in their areas of expertise

Arts - Critically analyse information to generate creative solutions to solve complex problems in the area of humanities and/or social sciences, and understand the importance of inter-disciplinarity for generating solutions

Arts - Define and integrate theoretical principles and apply these in their areas of expertise

Arts - Apply knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for their own learning and practice, individually and in collaboration with others

Arts - Interpret and communicate ideas, problems and arguments in modes suitable to a range of audiences using a range of media

Arts - Coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyse and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas in local and international contexts

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Majors

  • Climate and Social Justice
  • Criminology
  • Ethics and Technology
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
35,600 Per Year 01 Aug 2022 4 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including Certificates IV (completed), Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Associate Degrees and Degrees)

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based) -79 (no less than 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking 21 in writing)
  • C1 Advanced - 176, no band less than 169
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Address

Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
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