Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Flinders University

Psychology is the systematic study of behaviour: how we learn, think, feel, act and relate to others. This degree is intended for applicants who have the goal of becoming professional psychologists in areas such as clinical, educational, health, organisational, academic and forensic settings. This degree provides a thorough grounding in the factors influencing human behaviour and experience, and how this knowledge is applied to real-world issues. The degree also teaches practical skills such as counselling and research.

Course Fee:


International: $119,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program

Structure:

the first year introduces students to a range of study areas such as social psychology, child development, physiology, personality, intelligence, and psychological problems. Second year builds on this foundation. In their third year, students learn interviewing and counselling skills and do a placement in an applied or research setting. In addition, students select from psychology option topics that address areas such as forensic psychology, clinical psychology and neuropsychology, sleep disorders, body image, social justice and emotions. In their fourth year, students have first-hand experience at designing and conducting a study under the guidance of their supervisor.

Subjects you can Study:

Psychology

Recognition:

The course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. In addition, to register to practice in South Australia, following completion of the degree, students must complete either two years of supervised experience or an approved postgraduate qualification such as the Master of Psychology. Full membership of the Australian Psychology Society requires an Honours degree in psychology and an accredited postgraduate qualification.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park 70 Yes Part time 8 years
Bedford Park 70 Yes Full time 4 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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