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Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Double Major In Psychology and Youth Work
This double major provides students with a strong psychological focus and equips them to work in the youth and community sectors. It prepares students to work as autonomous youth work professionals with the ability to draw on psychological and sociological theoretical perspectives in their work.
The Psychology component of this double major is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
Youth Worker, Government Policy Adviser
Double Major structure
This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.Year One - Semester 1
|PSY1101||Introduction to Psychology||15|
|PSY1111||Psychology: History and Perspectives||15|
|CSV1103||Interpersonal and Helping Skills||15|
Year One - Semester 2
|PSY1102||Research Methods in Psychology 1||15|
|PSY1204||Social Determinants of Behaviour||15|
|YWK1101||Principles of Youth Work||15|
|CSV3203||Working with Groups||15|
Year Two - Semester 1
|PSY2202||Research Methods in Psychology 2||15|
|PSY2301||Learning and Motivation||15|
|YWK3113||Youth Work Professional Placement||30|
|YWK3107||Ideology and Youth Work Practice||15|
Please note students will enrol in YWK3113 in Year 2 Semester 1 and this unit will continue in Year 2 Semester 2 (i.e., YWK3113 is a full year placement unit).
Year Two - Semester 2
|YWK3211||Inclusive Youth Work Practice||15|
Please note students will continue with YWK3113 in this semester.
Year Three - Semester 1
|PSY3303||Research Applications and Ethical Issues||15|
|CSV3109||Vulnerable People and Communities||15|
|YWK3203||Theories of Youth||15|
Year Three - Semester 2
|PSY3350||Biological Psychology, Sensation and Perception||15|
|YWK3231||Strategies for Social Change||15|
|CSV3116||Ethics in Human Services||15|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: