Course Structure and Sequence - Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Psychological Science

  • Students complete 24 units of study over 3 years of full-time or part-time equivalent study. For information regarding sequence structure, see the unit selection planning assistant.
  • Students wishing to complete the Bachelor of Psychological Science with a major stream in Criminology must complete the elective sequence listed here

* 13 core psychology
* 11 elective units

  • 6 electives must be non-psychology electives
  • 5 electives can be psychology or non psychology electives

 

Year level

CorePsychology units

Elective units*

100 level units

PSYC1012 Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 1

Non-psychology elective

PSYC1022 Introduction to Psychology: The Individual, Society and Culture

Non-psychology elective

PSYC1032 Introduction to Psychology: Biology, Learning and Cognition

Non-psychology elective

 

Non-psychology elective

 

Non-psychology elective

200 level units

PSYC2012 Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 2

Psychology or Non-psychology elective

PSYC2022 Perception and Cognition

Psychology or Non-psychology elective

PSYC2032 Learning and Memory

Non-psychology elective

PSYC2042 Life Span Development

 

PSYC2052 Social Psychology

 

300 level units

PSYC3012 Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 3

Psychology or Non-psychology elective

PSYC3022 Psychopathology

Psychology or Non-psychology elective

PSYC3032 Psychological Measurement and Assessment

Psychology or Non-psychology elective

PSYC3042 Intercultural Diversity and Indigenous Psychology

 

PSYC3052 Professional Issues and Applications in Psychology

 

Psychology Elective units*

200 level units

PSYC2062 Personality and Individual Differences

PSYC2072 The History and Philosophy of Psychology

300 level units

PSYC3062  Behavioural Neuroscience

PSYC3072 Psychology of Stress, Trauma and Resilience

PSYC3082 Contemporary Psychological Issues

PSYC3092 Psychology of Sex and Intimate Relationships

PSYC3312 Introduction to Forensic Psychology

PSYC3322 Organisational Psychology

Non Psychology elective units 

Non-psychology electives may be chosen from a choice of non-psychology electives at equivalent level from the selected units listed subject to any required pre-requisites having been met.

 

 

 Criminology units

Criminology units – pre-requisites

100 Level units

JALE1024 Criminal Justice

 

SOSC1004 Cultural Diversity

 

SOSC1014 Ethics

 

CRIM1004 Theoretical Criminology

 

200 Level units

CRIM2014 Applied Criminology

CRIM1004 Theoretical Criminology

CRIM2034 Issues in Criminal Justice

JALE1024 Criminal Justice 

CRIM2024 Transnational Crime

 

SOSC2004 Indigenous Peoples & Justice

SOSC1004 Cultural Diversity

300 Level units

CRIM3004 Victimology

 

JALE3924 Mental Health and Criminal Justice

 
CRIM3914 International Criminal Justice  
JALE3904 Youth Justice  

 

 

Counselling Units

Prerequisites

100 Level units

BESC1901  Managing in Ambiguity and Change

 

COUN1051  Counselling Theories 1

 

COUN1001  Counselling Skills

 

BESC1911  Human Resource Management

 

BESC1041  Conflict Resolution

 

BESC1101  Introduction to Contemporary Society

 

BESC1091  Social Systems

 

BESC1081 Coaching Theory and Practice 

 
200 Level units

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BESC2081  Cultural Diversity

 

COUN2061  Counselling Theories 2 

COUN1051 Counselling Theories 1

BESC2101  Organisational Theory

 

COUN2031  Advanced Counselling Skills 

COUN1001 Counselling Skills

COUN2041  Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling 

COUN1001 Counselling Skills

COUN2911  Crisis and Trauma Counselling 

COUN1001 Counselling Skills

BESC2921  Career Counselling and Assessment 

COUN1001 Counselling Skills

300 Level units

BESC3071  Group Work