Bachelor of Psychological Science
Australian Catholic University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
3-4 years

Course Description

ACU’s undergraduate psychology programs help students to acquire knowledge, assimilate conceptual understandings and develop skills of application that are valuable to the enhancement of human functioning in a broad range of professional settings. Graduates of the Bachelor of Psychological Science will complete a sequence in psychology that is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). This sequence will ensure graduates acquire an advanced understanding of human behaviour, as well as highly regarded employability skills, including: critical analysis and rational thinking; ethical decision making; scientific thinking and research capabilities; measurement and analysis of data; problem solving skills; written and verbal communication; interpersonal skills, including foundational counselling skills; and lifelong learning skills. This learning helps to prepare all students for optional further postgraduate study which may lead to registration as a professional psychologist. Therefore, the aims of ACU’s Bachelor of Psychological Science are to: facilitate the development of knowledge, conceptual understandings, and skills that are relevant in a broad array of employment contexts; and provide an accredited 3 year sequence in psychology which enables graduates to pursue postgraduate study and training options in psychology and other related disciplines. Our graduates will make meaningful contributions to improving the outcomes of clients, customers, colleagues and collaborators in a diverse range of settings including, but not limited to: government departments, private sector, schools, business, and not-for-profit organisations. The Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) also offers an accredited psychology sequence. The main difference between these two programs is that the Bachelor of Psychological Science includes a minor in counselling, whereas the Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) includes a minor in arts. "For more information, please check out their official website here:

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