MACQUARIE Bachelor of Arts - Psychology

Open Universities Australia (OUA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree

Everything we do in life is connected to psychology. Defined as the study of the human mind and behaviour, psychology plays a number of important roles in modern society. Having an understanding of human behaviour will give students an edge in a variety of careers, including human resources, law, education and social work. Through this degree, students will get exposure to a wide range of fundamental psychological concepts, as well as to more specialised areas such as child psychology, neuropsychology, social and personality psychology, cognition and perception, and psychopathology. This degree provides an excellent foundation for those who wish to pursue a career in psychology-related areas.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Applications for registration and enrolment into the BA (Psych) degree program are planned to commence in 2019. Students can enrol into the introductory units scheduled for delivery in 2018. To gain eligibility, students must successfully complete 4 OUA subjects, including PSYX104 and PSYX105
  • OR successfully complete PSYX104 and PSYX105 with a credit average.


The Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) has been included in the Macquarie University submission for accreditation in 2018.

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