Psychology courses

Bachelor of Psychological Science La Trobe University

5.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

If you're interested in psychology or aiming to become a professional psychologist or researcher, this three-year degree is designed for you. You'll study core psychology subjects including clinical psychology foundations, developmental and social psychology, psychological assessment and intervention and how to conduct research.

You can focus on clinical neuroscience or learn about the psychology of culture and global citizenship, human relationships or even animal-human relationships. You can also apply to complete a psychology-related field placement and will have opportunities to study Autism Spectrum Disorders with specialists from the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC).

We work closely with industry bodies such as the Australian Psychological Society, along with hospitals and community centres, to make sure you're in touch with the latest developments in the field.

You can choose elective subjects from dozens of areas outside psychology including legal studies, criminology, business, management, marketing, sociology, sciences, genetics, language, drama, media studies, and more.
Careers

You'll graduate with strong analytical, research and communication skills. Our graduates have gone on to work at research institutes, hospitals, schools, human...

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Additional Information
To become a psychologist you'll need to complete further training (fourth year study and a postgraduate degree or work-based internship).


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Student Reviews

February 2018
Year completed 2019

Fascinating subject matter and mostly multiple choice exams are positives

Heavy workload full time is a negative.

Understand that further study / placement is often required in this area - job prospects can be pretty poor after this degree.

My advice to future students is: Set up a good weekly study routine and compl...

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