Course details

CRICOS course code: 071878B

Level of study: Undergraduate


Understand success. Lead a progressive career in psychology.

You’re intrigued by the human mind, and how our immediate environment affects our thinking and actions. Our Bachelor of Psychological Science gives you deep insight into why we think and act the way we do, with an understanding of the connection between an individual, society and culture.

This could be the first step on the path to training and registering as a psychologist in Australia or another career where understanding human behaviour is beneficial. You also have the option to complete a major stream in Criminology or Social Welfare.

This course is accredited without conditions by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) in Sydney and Melbourne. This course is accredited with conditions in Brisbane.

Explore with an applied focus:

  • Evidence based approaches
  • Professional Issues and Applications
  • Research Methodology
  • Biology, learning and cognition
  • The individual, society and culture
  • Learning and memory
  • Life span development
  • Social psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychological measurement and assessment
  • Intercultural diversity and Indigenous psychology
  • Personality and individual differences (elective)
  • Behavioral neuroscience (elective)
  • Psychology of sex and intimate relationships (elective)

The BPsychSc requires students to complete 24 units. This course is made up of:

13 core psychology
11 elective units

6 electives must be non-psychology electives
5 electives can be psychology or non psychology electives

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Course opportunities

Start date: Expected May 2022
Expected September 2022
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Campus

East Tower, Ground Floor
410 Ann Street Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

Students must meet one of the following criteria:

Be 18 years or above at the date of commencement; or
Completion of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or equivalent); or
Completion of a Diploma or above (or equivalent); or
Admission to an undergraduate degree at an Australian University (or equivalent)

International student IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall band of 6.0 with no individual band below 5.5 completed in the last two years (or equivalent).


Australian College of Applied Psychology
Sydney Campus
Level 11, 255 Elizabeth Street Sydney New South Wales 2000