Bachelor of Science - Psychology and Human Resource Management

Curtin University

This degree is designed to provide a basis in and appreciation of the scientific discipline of psychology as well as the human resource management professions. This combination provides graduates with a highly marketable knowledge base that allows students to relate to a broad range of managers, professionals and consultants, and also provide a foundation for graduate studies in either professional application or research. Students study a combination of psychology and management units in each semester. In addition the course provides a broad appreciation of human behaviour and experience by including units relating to interdisciplinary health practice.

Course Fee:


International: $147,500

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must meet the University's standard entry requirements, which include English competency. Desirable: Mathematics 2C/2D. STAT elements considered are WE and either V or Q.

Structure:

The course contains majors/streams.

Subjects you can Study:

Human resource management; Psychology

Study Pathways:

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.

Further information:

For more information contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: futurestudents@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: international@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331

Recognition:

Graduates may be eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Human Resource Institute. This course is accredited by Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). A further year in psychology is necessary to apply for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist. This further year of study must be an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited fourth year of study in psychology. After this you must complete two years supervised psychological practice, or a one year professional post graduate qualification and one year of supervised psychological practise, or a two-year master program for full registration as a psychologist. This course has been submitted to Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and Australian Institute of Human Resources (AIHR) for accreditation.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00301J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus 70 No Full time 4 years
Bentley - main campus 70 No Part time 8 years

Curtin is Western Australia’s most preferred university and has more than 56,000 students across its campuses and online. New students can expect to become part of a forward thinking, international culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.

The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, humanities, health sciences, resources, engineering and related sciences. 

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen the university rapidly rise up the international rankings in recent years. In 2018 it was ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curtin was also ranked second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, and 42nd in the world for earth and marine sciences in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Global connections

Curtin has campuses in Perth, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore, as well as course delivery through more than 130 partner institutions worldwide.

In 2016, Curtin formed an alliance with one of the oldest and most revered universities in the world – The University of Aberdeen in Scotland – which will leverage the strengths and industry networks of both universities, particularly in energy research.

Research and development

Curtin leads a number of major international research projects and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Innovation Central Perth.

Learning reinvented

Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure graduates are prepared for today’s changing global market.

The university has also incorporated work integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so students can graduate with the skills and knowledge that employers want.

Curtin offers courses across a variety of study areas, including:

A place of innovation

Curtin has embarked on a 20-year plan to create ‘Greater Curtin’, which will see the university’s campus in Perth transformed into a major innovation precinct for the Asia-Pacific region. 

The plan will bring together industry, academia and government like never before in Western Australia. It will include new transport infrastructure, student accommodation, dedicated spaces and programs to support entrepreneurship, and facilities to encourage new research and industry partnerships.

Campus life

Curtin is a hive of activity. Between classes, students can enjoy a range of activities including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and exciting campus events. 

If you choose to study with Curtin, you can expect to build life skills and become part of a forward-thinking, international community committed to sharing innovative ideas.

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