Bachelor of Psychological Science
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This accredited degree provides a thorough grounding in psychology. Students can also explore areas of interest with psychology units in diverse areas such as Social Psychology (the study of human social behaviour), Biopsychology (the study of the biological bases of behaviour), Individual Differences and Assessment (study of individual differences in personality, intelligence and behaviour), and Psychopathology (the study of psychological disorders). Graduates with sufficient grades are eligible for entry to accredited fourth year psychology programs. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.


This course includes an optional minor in criminology or major in counselling.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Assumed knowledge


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




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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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Career opportunities

A wide range of public, private and non-profit settings, human service organisations, employment agencies, counselling services, personnel management, market research, health and community services.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$6440 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 10 years Part time

New England and North West NSW