Psychology courses

Bachelor of Psychological Science Griffith University

4.42 out of 5 from 12 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

You will learn how to apply psychological theories to topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health, criminal activity and group behaviour.

You will also learn how to evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional states. You will develop interpersonal and communication skills and learn about the principles of counselling and core areas of psychology. You will learn how to help people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a professional practice placement to enhance your skills.

You will be prepared for a career in counselling, guidance, health management, social research, rehabilitation and other related fields including health and...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Psychological Science Griffith University based on 12 reviews
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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: The tutorials are especially helpful and provide a friendly environment to learn in

Negatives: Schedule times and lectures that drag too much into detail rather than moving on

My advice to future students is: Get ahead of your lecture slides and assignments to compensate for lost time in lectures

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June 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: Gives practical as well as theoretical experience and knowledge that a lot of universities don’t

Negatives: Still believe there could be more practical experiences

My advice to future students is: Stay on top of the workload

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June 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: Student internship I completed which was actually an elective

I found this really helpful in providing experience of how to use my skills practically

Negatives: The course was very theoretical and not as practical as I hoped

My advice to future students is: Get into it and work in the field you hope to to ...

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June 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: The course was well organised and Griffith University is known for having an excellent applied psychology program. Griffith is an extremely inclusive and friendly environment to be in and most of the lecturers and tutors for my psychology subjects were incredible academics and great teachers. It was easy to make fr...

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April 2018
Year completed 2022

Positives: I love my course because of how interesting it is, the content and the way the lecturers and tutors present the info!

Negatives: In my opinion I don’t believe there are any negative aspects

My advice to future students is: Study!!! The workload is intense, but bearable if you keep up to date with your work.

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April 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: It’s interesting and you study a broad ranges of niches

Negatives: 0 job prospects at the end because you get no experience

My advice to future students is: Try to find work experience throughout your degree

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: learning interesting things about the mind and how it functions and how to help people

Negatives: sometimes difficult when learning about the brain/body as it can be confusing

My advice to future students is: pay attention in lectures and attend all tutorial session

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April 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives are that it’s very interesting and the lecturers were active researchers so they were giving us up to date information on recent literature etc.

However the course could have been a tiny bit more hands on and more contact hours such as more seminars and workshops. It makes all the reading more enjoyable and easi...

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March 2018
Year completed 2017

Positive it is very interesting and covers many aspects of the mind and how the brain work

Negative it has no practical aspect

My advice to future students is: To try not think about the big picture of things and concentrate on what you need to do in the now rather then the future

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Interesting and engaging content

Griffith University’s introduction of trimesters has condensed course content

My advice to future students is:
-Have a realistic and achievable study/work/life balance
-be involved in university events and activities
-enjoy your time at University

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