Bachelor of Health Science

with a major in Psychology and Psychophysiology – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Our Bachelor of Health Science leads to a wide range of rewarding jobs in the fast-growing health industry — or more specialised postgraduate study.

You’ll have access to cutting-edge, industry-relevant tech in our campus labs; prepping you for a career that relies on it. A major component of your studies will be a research-based project, which addresses a current industry challenge. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply for units that will take the form of a real industry experience such as a career-focused placement or an internship. This allows you to build a professional network before you graduate.

During your degree, you’ll complete core units across multiple fields of health science to explore contemporary challenges and their possible interventions along with a major based on your interest and career aspirations. This could lead to postgraduate studies at Swinburne in physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy or counselling.

Tap on any major, below, to see how you can tailor your Bachelor of Heath Science degree and study for a career that champions good health for people from all walks of life.

Selected major: Psychology and Psychophysiology

Gain a broad introduction to a range of relevant studies in psychology, including cognition, developmental psychology, social psychology, personality, design and measurement, psychological measurement and abnormal psychology. Learn about physiological processes relevant to the study of psychology and address neuroanatomy; neurophysiology; physiological responses to sleep, dreaming, memory and cognition; and brain disorders.The three-year undergraduate major in psychology is professionally accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. Graduates who complete this major are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours).

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210971 (CSP)
  • 3400210973 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design