Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

The Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) from Charles Sturt University offers fascinating insights into human nature relevant to every community, career and workplace. A popular field of study focusing on human behaviour and wellbeing, psychology offers interventions and strategies to help solve people's social and behavioural problems and enhance their welfare. During the course, you'll also develop high-level skills in communication, research design and analysis, problem-solving and critical thinking.


To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent) with an ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors).ORSuccessful completion of two university level subjects in any discipline area.ORA completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) Certificate IV or higher, studied at a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or equivalent.ORA completed Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) or bridging program studied at a TAFE, Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or University, or equivalent.ORPartial completion of a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Diploma, of at least 50% from a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or equivalent.


Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Study pathways

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course. Honours year is available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bathurst Domestic: $23,274
  • ATAR: 65
  • Full-time : 3 years
Online Domestic: $23,274
International: $79,440
  • ATAR: 65
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
Port Macquarie Domestic: $23,274
International: $79,440
  • ATAR: 65
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

To practise as a psychologist, graduates must be registered with the relevant State/Territory psychologist registration board. The minimum training requirement for registration is a 4 year tertiary qualification in psychology, followed by 2 years of full-time supervised experience or equivalent post graduate qualifications (mandatory in NT).

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