James Cook University

Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Psychology Studies

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 010346B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Learn to think creatively, analyse effectively and use the critical thinking skills necessary to work in today’s modern society. Work nationally or internationally with our arts degree designed to equip you to be a digital disrupter – use analytical and creative thinking to stand out from the crowd.

Be taught by world-class lecturers and experience small, friendly classes and personalised support. Practical work placements ensure you are work-ready when you graduate. Depending on your chosen major, you may also have the opportunity to experience an overseas placement.

Psychology Studies

Gain a deeper understanding of the biological, social and cultural factors that influence how humans think, feel and behave. This major will complement your studies in other areas of the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Explore the history of psychology, the nervous system, memory, cognition, intelligence, motivation, emotion, health psychology, personality and psychological disorders.

Gain real-world skills and participate in current research. With this major, you can pursue a range of career options. Depending on your second major, you could work in human services, marketing, advertising, or the media industry.

This major is not accredited, if you want to become a Registered Psychologist, find out more about the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours). This major is not available at Cairns campus.

Career opportunities

You can find employment in different sectors and work nationally or internationally as an expert in your field. Keep your career options open and select the majors that most suit you.

Career opportunities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Anthropologist in museums, heritage and conservation agencies,
  • Archaeologist or researcher
  • Journalist, media and communications professional or communications officer
  • Policy advisor or negotiator
  • Community development officer
  • Historian, heritage officer, or records manager

This course is also available to study on JCU Singapore campus.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,080 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,080 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia