Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove

Course outline

This course provides the first step towards a career as a registered psychologist and a foundation for careers where an understanding of human physical and emotional behaviour would be an advantage. Students choose areas of study that are of specific interest. Elective units include organisational psychology, forensic psychology and the law, human sexuality, family therapy, and alcohol and drugs. Students develop skills in social and developmental psychology, research methods, perception and cognition, counselling, and psychotherapy. Units can also be taken from other areas in the university, including science, criminology, creative industries and business.

QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) at QUT.

Note

Part-time students should note that daytime attendance is required. Some lectures and tutorials may have evening sessions.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
77.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.95

85.85

70.35

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

86.60

77.10

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

114

23

11

127

0

20

5

300

Percentage of all students

38.0%

7.7%

3.7%

42.3%

0.0%

6.7%

1.7%

100%

Notes

Career opportunities

Human resources, market research, organisational development, policing, health and human services, counselling.

Membership

During study, students can become a student member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Course Code
425081
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$8970 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences, Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane