Bachelor of Psychology

Curtin University

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Overview

Bachelor Degree
Perth
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Learn about perception, cognition, emotion, personality, behaviour and interpersonal relationships and how psychologists examine, explain and predict what people do as individuals and in groups.

The first year of this course is interprofessional and taken with other health sciences students.

In your second year, you will gain greater knowledge in learning and motivation, perception, child development and social psychology.

In the third year, you will prepare a research proposal and develop advanced knowledge in abnormal psychology, cognition, individual differences, cross-cultural and Indigenous psychology, community psychology and adult development.

The fourth year includes a year-long research project along with the development of skills in areas such as program evaluation, psychological assessment and professional practice.

Note on honours: Due to stringent accreditation requirements, you must attain a minimum credit average in your second and third year core psychology units to continue into the fourth year of the course.
Careers

This course can help you become a Psychology Intern, Drug and Alcohol Counsellor.

With further study:

Counselling Psychologist
Clinical Psychologist.

Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Psychology based on 4 reviews
Rating
4.5
Job prospects
3.75
Teachers
4.75
Course work
4.25
Time worthy
4.25
Money Worthy
4.25
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