Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

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.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

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.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith ATAR Guarantee applies to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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

91.65

86.00

74.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.65

89.95

80.30

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, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Work in community legal centres or in other support organisations and in business organisations. You’ll also be well positioned to work in forensic psychology.

Membership

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.

Course Code
236801
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$12000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Law, Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast