Combining law with psychological science will give you a unique skill set that will prepare you for work either in the community sector, or in commerce and industry. In the psychological science component, you’ll learn how to apply psychological theories to topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health, criminal activity, and group behaviour. You’ll also learn how to evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional states. You’ll develop interpersonal and communication skills and learn about the principles of counselling and core areas of psychology. You’ll learn how to help people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties and will have the opportunity to undertake a professional practice placement to enhance your skills. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Psychological Science at GU.
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English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.
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You’ll be prepared for work in community legal centres or in other support organisations and in business organisations. You’ll also be well positioned to seek a career in forensic psychology.
As a Bachelor of Psychological Science graduate, you will be eligible for affiliate membership of the Australian Psychological Society. Further study is required to qualify for provisional registration as a psychologist.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
5 years Full time or 8 years Part time