Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business

Psychology

Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - complete 18 to 24 credit points from the following units:
Major or Extended Major - Complete the following units:

18-24 cps or
54 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
PSYC101 Introductory Psychology I 6  
PSYC102 Introductory Psychology II 6  
PSYC200 Social Psychology 6  
PSYC202 Research Methods and Statistics 6  
PSYC206 Cognitive Psychology 6  
PSYC213 Lifespan Developmental Psychology 6  
PSYC366 Biopsychology 6  
PSYC371 Psychological Testing 6  
PSYC372 Advanced Research Methods and Statistics 6  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - complete 0 to 6 credit points from the following units:
Major - complete 6 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 18 credit points from the following units:

0-6 cps or
6 cps or
18 cps
PSYC304 Health Psychology 6  
PSYC306 Organisational Psychology 6  
PSYC307 Motivation and Emotion 6  
PSYC308 Sport and Exercise Psychology 6  
PSYC309 Cognitive Affective and Social Neuroscience 6  
PSYC314 Behaviour Modification 6  
PSYC315 Environmental Psychology: How to Tame an Ecological Serial Killer 6  
PSYC316 Psychology of Perception 6  
PSYC363 Abnormal Psychology 6  
PSYC399 Special Topics in Psychological Research 6  
Course Requirements 24 or 36 or 72 cps
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Major of 48 credit points; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 36 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Minor of 24 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 24 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 96 cps
Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Psychology:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in the Bachelor of Arts component. In addition, a candidate for Psychology honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree must have successfully completed an accredited major in Psychology within the past 10 years and have completed the following units (or equivalent) at a minimum GPA of 5.0: (a) PSYC202 at Credit grade or better; at least 18 additional credit points of PSYC units at 200-level, of which 12 credit points must be at Credit grade or better; and (b) PSYC302 or PSYC372 plus at least 18 additional credit points of PSYC units at 300-level. Of these 24 credit points, at least 18 credit points must be at Distinction grade or better and 6 credit points must be at Credit grade or better.

Note that satisfaction of these requirements does not guarantee a place in the program. The School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences imposes a quota on Psychology Honours enrolments. The closing date for all applications to enter honours in Psychology is 31 October in the year prior to that in which enrolment is sought.

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