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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

  • 12% international / 88% domestic

Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Commerce

  • Bachelor

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
098380F

About this course

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
  • life-long learning skills.

This learning helps to prepare all students for optional further postgraduate study which may lead to registration as a professional psychologist.

Therefore, the aims of ACU's Bachelor of Psychological Science are to:

  • facilitate the development of knowledge, conceptual understandings, and skills that are relevant in a broad array of employment contexts; and
  • provide an accredited 3 year sequence in psychology which enables graduates to pursue postgraduate study and training options in psychology and other related disciplines.

Our graduates will make meaningful contributions to improving the outcomes of clients, customers, colleagues and collaborators in a diverse range of settings including, but not limited to: government departments, private sector, schools, business, and not-for-profit organisations.

The Bachelor of Commerce provides excellent grounding in many areas of business as well as detailed knowledge and skills in your selected major - human resource management, management or marketing. Our graduates understand the ethical, social, political and economic contexts that guide decision-making. The Bachelor of Commerce will not only help you launch your business career but also prepare you for future managerial positions.

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
  • life-long learning skills.

This learning helps to prepare all students for optional further postgraduate study which may lead to registration as a professional psychologist.

Therefore, the aims of ACU's Bachelor of Psychological Science are to:

  • facilitate the development of knowledge, conceptual understandings, and skills that are relevant in a broad array of employment contexts; and
  • provide an accredited 3 year sequence in psychology which enables graduates to pursue postgraduate study and training options in psychology and other related disciplines.

Our graduates will make meaningful contributions to improving the outcomes of clients, customers, colleagues and collaborators in a diverse range of settings including, but not limited to: government departments, private sector, schools, business, and not-for-profit organisations.

The Bachelor of Commerce provides excellent grounding in many areas of business as well as detailed knowledge and skills in your selected major - human resource management, management or marketing. Our graduates understand the ethical, social, political and economic contexts that guide decision-making. The Bachelor of Commerce will not only help you launch your business career but also prepare you for future managerial positions.

Entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent.

New South Wales
  • Prerequisites: English (Standard) (Band 2) or English (Advanced) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3)
Victoria
  • Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Study locations

Strathfield

Melbourne