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 current course information, visit Bachelor of Psychological Science at JCU.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for JCU and for this course, refer to the JCU website.
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
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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.
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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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Human service organisations including the health sector, educational facilities, consumer research, marketing, human resource management.
11 Jan 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time