What goes on in the mind when we do the things we do? And how can you make a difference when things don’t go as they should? With the unique Bachelor of Psychological Sciences/Bachelor of Applied Innovation double degree, you’ll explore answers to these questions and learn how innovation can make a difference to psychology.
The Bachelor of Psychological Sciences is your first step toward becoming a registered psychologist. Providing specialised study in developmental psychology, cognition, social psychology, personality, psychological measurement and abnormal psychology, it’s accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
With the addition of Bachelor of Applied Innovation, your psychology studies take on a whole new perspective. You’ll learn how to combine analytical and strategic thinking, technology and design with your understanding of human needs and behaviour. Working with students from other schools across campus, you’ll be challenged and inspired to develop transformative solutions to the complex challenges of today and the emerging opportunities of the future.
Working on real-world problems through placements, internships or industry-based project work, you’ll benefit from interdisciplinary, experiential learning. You’ll tap into your true leadership potential as you gain the skills to build a better future through innovation.
As a future-ready graduate, you could work as a counsellor, medical researcher, child safety officer or psychologist in health, clinical, or sports environments. Your innovation degree multiplies your career prospects, opening up roles such as human-centred design researcher, innovation consultant, strategic designer or transformation lead.
This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 20% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
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- Semester 1 - 26 February 2024
- Semester 2 - 29 July 2024
A$40140 (annual for 2024)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
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