Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Mental Health Practice
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This degree pairs the Bachelor of Psychological Science with the Master of Mental Health Practice, allowing you to complete an undergraduate and postgraduate qualification in just four years. You’ll gain a thorough grounding in the application of clinical, development, biological, cognitive, social, and organisational psychology. You’ll then build on this broad knowledge base with studies in the growing specialist area of mental health practice. You’ll extend your knowledge of psychological services as they apply to mental illness. You’ll learn the latest evidence-based research and specialised knowledge about health services for people with mental illness. You’ll collaborate with consumers, carers, and mental health professionals in your studies so that you’re prepared for a profession in various settings where mental health knowledge is essential. You’ll undertake a professional practice placement within the field of mental health as part of this degree. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Mental Health Practice at GU.

Note

Bachelor of Psychological Science courses are conducted at the Gold Coast and Brisbane South (Mt Gravatt) and Master of Mental Health Practice courses are conducted online (with in-field professional placement).

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

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

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

Additional entry requirements

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

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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

You’ll be ready for a range of opportunities in the health workforce such as community support worker, peer support worker, disability worker, housing officer, police liaison officer, and other mental health support roles.

Membership

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

Course Code
233611
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

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

4 years Full time

Location
Gold Coast