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First year indicative tuition fees for 2014 undergraduate courses (international students)

International: AUD $25,200.00

You are an International Full Fee Paying student if you do not hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or a Permanent Humanitarian Visa.

You may have a choice in the units you enrol in and this may change the cost. Tuition fees also change each year and you will be charged the unit price for the current year in which you are enrolled in the unit.

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Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

This course structure will be available to students commencing the course from Semester 1, 2015 onwards.

This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The double degree consists of 480 credit points (32 units) and normally requires four years full time study or part time equivalent.

Students take:

240 credit points (16 units) from the Bachelor of Business; and

240 credit points (16 units) from the Bachelor of Arts (Psychology).

Psychology Requirements:

  • Psychology units are required to be completed in strict year sequence (i.e., all first year units must be completed before proceeding to second year units, and all second year units must be completed before proceeding to third year units).

Bachelor of Business Requirements:

  • Prerequisite units must be passed before enrolment in succeeding units. In certain circumstances this requirement may be waived by the relevant Major Co-ordinator.
  • In general, all level one Business Core units must be completed before level two units are studied and level two units before level three units.
  • In general, the Business Edge units must be completed sequentially with BES3500 taken in the final semester or year of study.


Business Edge units

3 units

Business Core units* minimum of5 units
A Business major program * (which includes one additional Business Core unit) 8 units

* A Business major program consists of 120 credit points (8 units) of study and includes one additional Business Core unit. All units listed in the major must be completed to satisfy the requirements of that major.

BUSINESS CORE UNITS 75 credit points (5) units selected from:

UnitDescription Points
ACC1100Accounting I 15
ECF1110Economics I 15
ECF1120Finance I 15
ECF1151Quantitative and Statistical Techniques for Business 15
LAW1100Legal Framework I 15
MAN1600Information Systems for Business 15
MKT1600Marketing Principles & Practices 15

Year One - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
BES1500Business Communication and Analysis 15
HR Major Unit 1
PSY1101Introduction to Psychology 15
PSY1111Psychology: History and Perspectives 15

*PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology must be successfully completed before undertaking any subsequent units in Psychology, however, this unit can be taken in conjunction with PSY1111 Psychology: History and Perspectives or PSY1102 Research Methods on Psychology 1.

Year One - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
Business Core Unit 1
Business Core Unit 2
PSY1102Research Methods in Psychology 1 15
PSY1204Social Determinants of Behaviour 15

Year Two - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
Business Core Unit 3
Business Core Unit 4
PSY2301Learning and Motivation 15
PSY2202Research Methods in Psychology 2 15

Year Two - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
BES2500Business Professionalism and Career Management 15
Business Core Unit 5
PSY2305Individual Differences 15
PSY2231Developmental Psychology 15

Year Three - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
HR Major Unit 2
HR Major Unit 3
PSY3303Research Applications and Ethical Issues 15
PSY3343Abnormal Psychology 15

Year Three - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
BES3500Business Capstone 15
FBL3501Business Practicum*15
HR Major Unit 4
PSY3350Biological Psychology, Sensation and Perception 15
PSY3304Cognition 15

* FBL3501 is by application only. Students must have completed a minimum of 180 credit points to apply and are required to submit a current resume, a statement addressing their suitability and attend an interview.

Year Four - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
HR Major Unit 5
HR Major Unit 6
PSY3217Cultural Issues in Psychology 15
PSY3216Group Process and Group Management 15

Year Four - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
PSY3246Systems Consultation 15
PSY3306Psychology, Community and Work 15
HR Major Unit 7
HR Major Unit 8

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