This program is designed for students looking to undertake comprehensive studies in psychology, including the study of developmental, social, cognitive, biological, physiological and abnormal psychology – as well as study in research methods and report writing. Courses examine areas including child development, neuroscience, learning and cognition, social and organisational psychology, psychological assessment, psychological research methods and evaluation of research. With a range of psychology electives to choose from, students will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of psychology while gaining exposure to a variety of specialisations. For more information, visit Bachelor of Psychological Science at UQ.
This program meets undergraduate requirements for professional registration when combined with two years’ supervised experience as a psychologist.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
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Registration as a provisional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, as well as associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society. Further training is required for general registration as a psychologist. With full registration, pursue careers in clinical psychology, clinical neuropsychology, organisational psychology, educational and developmental psychology, sports and exercise psychology, and counselling. Broader career options include human resources, mental health services, youth and child support work, relationship counselling, residential care, family and social services, public and private sector management, marketing, advertising and market research, disability support services, aged care, juvenile justice and corrective services.
Australian Psychological Society.
11 Jan 2024
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time