Bachelor of Psychological Science
James Cook University - Townsville

Course outline

First year consists of introductory subjects in psychology and sociology. Second and third years consist of advanced subjects including social psychology, lifespan development, abnormal psychology, brain and behaviour, intercultural psychology, memory and cognition, psychological assessment, statistical and research methods, forensic psychology, personality, counselling, health psychology, environmental psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. Following successful completion of the Bachelor of Psychological Science, high achieving students can study for a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) or the Graduate Diploma of Psychology. For most current course information, visit Bachelor of Psychological Science at JCU.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry for: D Higher Education (Health)/B Psychological Science.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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

92.55

80.00

65.65

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

98.55

83.10

70.05

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

14

<5*

<5*

20

0

12

<5*

55

Percentage of all students

25.5%

<5*

<5*

36.4%

0.0%

21.8%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Human service organisations including the health sector, educational facilities, consumer research, marketing, human resource management.

Course Code
311081
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$9850 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Townsville