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Bachelor of Psychological Science Australian Catholic University - ACU

4.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

ACU’s undergraduate psychology programs help students to acquire knowledge, assimilate conceptual understandings and develop skills of application that are valuable to the enhancement of human functioning in a broad range of professional settings. Graduates of the Bachelor of Psychological Science will complete a sequence in psychology that is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

This sequence will ensure graduates acquire an advanced understanding of human behaviour, as well as highly regarded employability skills, including:
critical analysis and rational thinking;
ethical decision making;
scientific thinking and research capabilities;
measurement and analysis of data;
problem solving skills;
written and verbal communication;
interpersonal skills, including foundational counselling skills; and
lifelong learning skills.

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Psychological Science Australian Catholic University - ACU based on 3 reviews
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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Students and some units are super interesting

Negatives: Some teachers can’t do communicate properly in English, assignments aren’t set out well and hardly give assignments back by the turn around date, some subjects could only be a couple of weeks through a more interesting unit?

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July 2018
Year completed 2015

Positives: Flexible hours, professional lecturers

Negatives: Large amount of content, exams

My advice to future students is: Work consistently, have a good work ethic

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July 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: I enjoy the classes and the lecturers are really good. The topics are also interesting and relevant to what I want to do after uni

Negatives: It can be hard to balance uni work with a job and social life. Also, if you wanted to try a larger range of units, there’s only two general electives in the course

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