Deakin University

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Study the Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and gain insight into why people think, feel and behave the way they do. At the same time, you will also open the door to a world of opportunity through your study in the arts. Learn the perfect mix of skills sought by employers by studying one degree, with exposure to two distinct areas of interest. Combining your passions in psychology and the arts can open doors and make you more employable once you graduate. The added benefit of an arts degree at Deakin is the transferable skills you build through experiential learning. Learn to work in teams during industry placements, develop critical analysis through work-integrated learning, and build valuable life skills through international experiences*. Combine this with in-depth study in psychology as a scientific discipline and learn about human behaviour and personality. *Overseas study programs to be confirmed in 2022 and beyond, subject to government travel restrictions.

Structure

  • To qualify for the Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), a student must successfully complete 24 credit points of study including: 10 credit points of Psychology units including the approved 10-credit-point Psychology major sequence, 10 credit points of Arts units including an approved Arts major sequence of at least 8 credit points
  • 4 electives credit points from units offered by either Faculty or by another Faculty. no more than 10 credit points at Level 1
  • a minimum 4 credit points at level 3
  • Academic Integrity AAI018 (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

Subjects

  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • English - Children's literature
  • Chinese
  • English - Creative writing
  • English - Literature
  • Criminology
  • Design
  • Digital media
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Education
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indonesian
  • International relations
  • Islamic studies
  • Journalism
  • Media studies
  • Middle east studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Politics and policy studies
  • Professional experience and practice
  • Psychology
  • Public relations
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport and society
  • Visual arts

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Recognition

Deakin's Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and enables you to undertake additional study in pursuit of professional registration.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online)
  • ATAR: 50.65
No
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds
  • ATAR: 57
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 60
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

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