Bachelor of Psychological Science Program By La Trobe University |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =362
  • QS Stars
    5+
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
  • Start date Jan-2000

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The Bachelor of Psychological Science is designed for those who are interested in psychology or aiming to become a professional psychologist or researcher. This degree incorporates core psychology subjects including clinical psychology foundations, developmental and social psychology, psychological assessment and intervention and how to conduct research. Students can focus on clinical neuroscience or learn about the psychology of culture and global citizenship, human relationships or even animal-human relationships. Apart from that, students can 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). This degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Professional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia will require an APAC-accredited fourth year and additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree as well as an application to the professional body.

About University

For more than 50 years, La Trobe University has provided a pathway to success for people from all walks of life, and continues to transform the lives of individuals and communities.



Of all Australian universities, La Trobe is the most successful at combining accessibility with excellence. We’ve worked hard to develop a global reputation, expanding our reach to seven campuses across Victoria and New South Wales, and producing world-class research that addresses the major issues of our time. We have a 5 star QS rating for world-standard facilities, teaching and research, as well as innovation, inclusiveness and internationalisation.



We have a long tradition of public scholarship on the issues that matter. Our alumni community has experienced extraordinary success in government, industry and not-for-profit organisations. From judges and politicians to scientists and entrepreneurs, we’ve educated some of the world’s best.



As the digital economy and job landscape evolves, we’re changing with it. We collaborate with industry to deliver a ground-breaking Career Ready Advantage Award program and innovative new courses in emerging fields.



Our curriculum is constantly updated to keep pace with workplace practice. Our collaborative curriculum design and development processes merge student and industry input, then combine academic discipline with learning and teaching expertise.



We support our students to thrive in their academic, work and personal lives through targeted programs and support for emotional and physical wellbeing. We hold activities where students can have fun and build their connections in communities as diverse as sporting clubs, volunteering programs, student clubs and social functions. And we offer scholarship and sponsorship opportunities across each of our campuses for domestic and international students.



The higher education environment is changing rapidly, and La Trobe is uniquely placed to excel. By leveraging our strengths and ethos of excellence and social inclusion, we’re redefining what it means to be a great university for the 21st century. We’re more connected, cleverer and more innovative than ever before.



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