Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Laws
Southern Cross University - Coffs Harbour

Course outline

This double degree gives students the opportunity to gain an understanding of the law as it applies to the discipline of psychology and provides graduates with a clear professional pathway as a legal practitioner with a thorough understanding of human psychological factors. Applicants who do not have the required ATAR can apply for the Bachelor of Psychological Science. Students who then achieve the required GPA can apply to transfer to the double degree. Law students can undertake voluntary legal experience and professional placement with legal firms or offices to build their practical legal skills and develop their professional networks. This degree fulfils the academic requirements for admission to the legal profession in Australia. Alternatively, graduates may pursue postgraduate training to become a registered clinical psychologist with career options in health services, education, research and more. This course is also available online. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Laws at Southern Cross University.

Other requirements

Some elective units, when studied online, require students to attend on-campus workshops.

Admissions Criteria

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


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; Biology; Legal Studies.
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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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

Refer to Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Laws.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$14624 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Mid North Coast NSW