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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Double Major In Psychology - Children and Family Studies
This double major is designed for students seeking a degree in Psychology and a qualification to work as a qualified child and family services practitioner within the public, private and community sectors.
The Children and Family Studies component of the double major is accredited, as per the current legislation.
The Psychology component of this double major is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)
Early Childhood and Care Educator, Children Services Coordinator, Coordinator of Parent Education and Early Intervention Programs, Family Support Officer/Coordinator, Community Development Officer/Coordinator, Policy Officer
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|
|CHN1101||Ecology of Children and Families 1||15|
|CHN1103||Working with Infants and Toddlers||15|
CHN1103 is delivered by Central TAFE. Fees for this unit are payable upfront direct to TAFE. It contains a Professional Practice Placement and is available Internally and Externally.
Year One - Semester 2
|PSY1102||Research Methods in Psychology 1||15|
|PSY1204||Social Determinants of Behaviour||15|
|CHN1102||Ecology of Children and Families 2||15|
|CSV1103||Interpersonal and Helping Skills||15|
Year Two - Semester 1
|PSY2202||Research Methods in Psychology 2||15|
|PSY2301||Learning and Motivation||15|
|CHN3130||Purpose of Play||15|
Year Two - Semester 2
|CSV3108||Culture, Equity and Diversity||15|
|CSV3115||Leadership and Management in Community Services||15|
Year Three - Semester 1
|PSY3303||Research Applications and Ethical Issues||15|
|CSV3109||Vulnerable People and Communities||15|
|CHN3113||Children and Family Studies Professional Placement||30|
Please note CNH3113 is a year long practicum unit and students will need to continue this unit in year three, semester two.
Year Three - Semester 2
|PSY3350||Biological Psychology, Sensation and Perception||15|
|CHN3206||Designing Family Support Programmes||15|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: