Studying psychology provides students with the knowledge and skills to understand and explain human behaviour and relationships. The Bachelor of Psychological Sciences provides specialised study in developmental psychology, cognition, social psychology, personality, design and measurement, psychological measurement and abnormal psychology. Students complete a variety of research projects and develop skills in project management, research design and report writing.
The three-year undergraduate major in psychology is professionally accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
Graduates of this degree are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) – Graduate Entry.
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- Semester 1 - 4 March 2019
- Semester 2 - 5 August 2019
3 years full-time
- 3400210893 (IFP)
- 3400210891 (CSP)
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
A$32600 (annual for 2019)*
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.
Top starting salary in Victoria
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Graduates of Swinburne’s undergraduate psychology degrees earn the highest median starting salary in Victoria*.
*The Good Universities Guide 2019
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