The University of Notre Dame Australia

Bachelor of Behavioural Science

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

This program shows how the study of human behaviour and psychology may be applied to the different areas of work, family and relationships. In particular, the following fields are studied: Psychology (to understand the behaviour of individuals, groups and community); Professional interaction and organisational behaviour; Culture; Professional ethics; and Negotiation and mediation. Behavioural Science graduates are able to write reports, prepare case studies and apply interpersonal, counselling and mediation skills at individual, organisational and community levels. They have good understandings of families, group processes, human learning, motivation and development throughout the lifespan. A Bachelor of Behavioural Science gives students strengths in applying academic theories to areas such as human health and wellbeing, community development and change management.


Units include 4 core courses (units), 8 elective courses, and 12 Behavioural Science courses


  • Archaeology
  • Behavioural Science
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • English literature
  • Environmental management
  • Film & Screen production
  • History
  • Human resource management
  • Journalism
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Politics and international relations
  • Social justice
  • Theatre studies

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Admissions interview
  • Mature age applicants should achieve completion of a pre-university course at an approved college/TAFE, or a satisfactory result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Study pathways

Applicants may consider a Notre Dame Australia enabling program as an entry pathway. The School of Arts and Sciences offers a vertical degree allows you to study undergraduate and postgraduate consecutively, which reduces the overall duration of these programs. Students completing a Bachelor of Behavioural Science can choose to opt in to the vertical double degree any time before their third year.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Fremantle International: $87,000
  • ATAR: 70

Fee comments

Campuses: Fremantle.

Australian Citizens may be eligible to defer costs on a FEE-HELP loan scheme.

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