Bachelor of Psychological Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This degree will give you a thorough grounding in the application of clinical, developmental, biological, cognitive, social and organisational psychology. You’ll learn how to apply psychological theories and use skills to work with people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties, assisting them to reach their full potential. You’ll also learn how to apply psychological theories to topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health and group behaviour, evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional state, and use interpersonal skills, counselling skills, coaching and group facilitation skills, and behaviour change skills. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Psychological Science at GU.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith University for D Psychological Science/B Psychological Science. Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Social and Psychological Science/B Psychological Science.

Fee notes

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Other requirements

Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

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Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

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




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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

You will be prepared for a career in counselling, guidance, health management, social research, rehabilitation and other related fields including health and organisational workplaces. As a graduate, you may also be eligible for entry into a wide range of postgraduate degrees in areas like social work, speech pathology, teacher preparation, rehabilitation counselling, forensic mental health, criminology and criminal justice. You will need to complete further study to work as a registered psychologist.


As a Bachelor of Psychological Science graduate, you will be eligible for affiliate membership of the Australian Psychological Society.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

CSP/$9000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast