Bachelor of Science

Psychology

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit point from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
MTHS120 Calculus and Linear Algebra 1 6  
MTHS130 Calculus and Linear Algebra 2 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following units: 12 cps
PSYC101 Introductory Psychology I 6  
PSYC102 Introductory Psychology II 6  
And complete 12 credit points from the following units: 12 cps
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
GEOL110 Our Blue Planet 6  
GEOL120 Dynamic Earth 6  
PHYS131 Applied Physics I 6  
PHYS132 Applied Physics II 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
42 cps
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  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units: 6 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  
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.  
Course Requirements 60 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 60 credit points by either:
Completing ONE Minor, Listed Units and Elective Units;
or
Completing a Second Major and Elective Units;
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 6 credit points at 200 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM220 Chemical Reactivity 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
GEOL202 Introductory Palaeontology 6  
GEOL207 Resource Geology and Environmental Issues 6  
GEOL208 Structural and Metamorphic Geology 6  
HDEV201 Introduction to Human Development 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
PHYS207 Fluid Mechanics 6  
PHYS211 Introduction to Electronics 6  
PMTH212 Multivariable Calculus 6  
PMTH213 Linear Algebra 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 6 credit points at 300 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
BCHM310 Proteins - The Machines of Life 6  
BCHM341 Clinical Biochemistry and Cell Biology 6  
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
CHEM302 Organic Structure and Reactivity 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
CHEM305 Applied Physical Chemistry 6  
CHEM306 Materials Chemistry 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
GENE322 Genetics of Populations 6  
GENE351 Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 6  
NEUR331 Neurobiology I 6  
NEUR334 Neurobiology of Developmental, Cognitive and Affective Disorders 6  
NEUR335 Clinical Neuroscience 6  
PHYS301 Microscopic to Macroscopic Physics and Chemistry 6  
PHYS311 Digital Electronic Systems 6  
PHYS313 Applied Photonics 6  
PMTH331 Introduction to Topology 6  
PMTH332 Abstract Algebra 6  
PMTH333 Complex Analysis 6  
PMTH338 Number Theory 6  
PMTH339 Differential Equations 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors or ONE Major and ONE Minor.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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