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Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Course code E95

Equips students with skills in analysing, researching and explaining interactions between people and their environment.

The course is ideal for students with a humanities background who are interested in a career in psychology and related areas such as children studies, youth work, human services and justice.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

E95

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $6,600

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Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

E95

CRICOS code

003733E

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,300

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time Online

Course Structure

Students will be required to complete the Core unit set. This will be supported by selection of a supplementary program, comprising of: a Double Major; or a Major plus a Minor/elective units; or a Minor plus elective units. The Major and Minor need to be from an Arts/Humanitarian field. Generally, units in this course should be completed in year sequence (e.g. all first-year units should be completed before proceeding to second-year units).

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY1101Introduction to Psychology15
PSY1111Psychology: History and Perspectives15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230

Note: PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology must be completed before undertaking any subsequent psychology units, however this unit can be taken in conjunction with PSY1102 Research Methods in Psychology 1.

Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY1102Research Methods in Psychology 115
PSY1204Social Determinants of Behaviour15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY2301Learning and Motivation15
PSY2202Research Methods in Psychology 215
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY2231Developmental Psychology15
PSY2305Individual Differences15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY3303Research Applications and Ethical Issues15
PSY3343Abnormal Psychology15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY3350Biological Psychology, Sensation and Perception15
PSY3304Cognition15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230

Note: Students are encouraged to select PSY3216, PSY3217, PSY3246 and PSY3306 as part of their elective unit choices.

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Majors you can study in this course

One or more of the majors in this course is externally recognised when studied within this course. Refer to the major for more information.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $6,600 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $32,300 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Counsellor, Human Resources Officer, Rehabilitation Officer, Rehabilitation Program Facilitator, Public Servant

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