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Bachelor of Psychology Curtin University

4.5 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Bachelor Degree
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.

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

With further study:

Counselling Psychologist
Clinical Psychologist.


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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: Psychology is a very interesting and broad subject to study. The content is delivered in an interactive and fun way which makes you enjoy the subject a lot more. There is a lot of support within this course from peers, older students and lecturers which boosts confidence in Academia and increases productivity


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June 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: The teachers are well motivated, experiences and are hard working. The course was interesting with the good units mixed in with one that aren't so great like stats, so each semester was balanced. The uni life is also amazing.

Negatives: No practical experiences

My advice to future students is: Take every oppo...

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May 2018
Year completed 2016

Positive aspects: It is a fun and enjoyable course if you want to learn more about human interactions.

Negative aspects: When I was in my fourth year I only realised I still have to complete another 2 years of masters and internship in order to be a certified practising psychologist. The university could have told us abou...

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

A positive aspect of the course is getting to use the knowledge learned in everyday life and putting it to use in situations. It gives you a lot of skills that not many other people have and allows you to think outside the box.

A negative aspect would be the duration of the course (6 years) and the course intensity. The wo...

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