Behavioural Science (Psychology)

Where can our graduates go?

Graduates from this degree have commenced their careers in Graduate programs in State and Federal Governments, in community and mental health services, universities, in research, human resources, policy and service delivery roles.

Potential Occupations

Potential Employers

  • Assessment Worker
  • Bank Officer
  • Behavioural Interventions Specialist
  • Behavioural Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • Client Service Officer
  • Client Support & Liaison Officer
  • Clinical Behavioural Consultant
  • Community Development Officer
  • Community Engagement Officer
  • Community Rehabilitation Worker
  • Community Services Officer
  • Community Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Customer Service Advisor
  • Disability Services Instructor
  • Disability Services Professional
  • Drug and Alcohol Case Worker
  • Education Support Worker
  • Employment Consultant
  • Family Housing Case Worker
  • Generalist Intelligence Officer
  • Graduate Administrative Assistant
  • Graduate Case Manager
  • Graduate Human Resources Officer
  • Guidance Officer
  • Health Promotion Officer
  • Health Promotion Practitioner
  • Human Cognitive & Computer Scientist
  • Human Factors & Training Specialist (Graduate)
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Sciences Researcher
  • Information and Referral Worker
  • Injury Claims Consultant
  • Intake Coordinator
  • Job Capacity Assessor
  • Job Placement Consultant
  • Law Clerk
  • Learning for Life Worker
  • Management Consultant
  • Market Research Consultant
  • Market Researcher
  • Peer Educator
  • Peer Support Worker
  • PeopleSoft Trainee
  • Policy Officer/Analyst
  • Policy/Project Officer
  • Political Scientist
  • Probation and Parole Officer
  • Program Support Worker
  • Psychologist
  • Psychology Project Officer
  • Rehabilitation Consultant
  • Research Assistant
  • Respite Support Worker
  • Sleep Consultant
  • Sociologist
  • Special Care Worker
  • Statistical Research Analyst
  • Trade Union Official
  • Trainee Case Manager
  • Trainee Correctional Officer
  • Trainee Recruitment Consultant
  • Training and Support Officer
  • Training Officer
  • Vocational Consultant
  • Youth Supported Accommodation Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Accenture
  • Anglicare SA
  • Attorney-General's Department
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Cancer Council SA
  • Centrelink
  • Community Housing Council of SA Inc.
  • CRS Australia
  • De Poi Consulting
  • Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Department of Social Services
  • Employers Mutual Limited
  • Hays
  • Health Outcomes International
  • Interwork Ltd
  • Mind Australia
  • Murraylands Headspace
  • Novita Children's Services
  • Roy Morgan Research
  • SA Health
  • Service to Youth Council Inc
  • Uniting Communities
  • Workskil Inc

Pathways to Registration as a Psychologist

You need to complete an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved three year degree and an Honours year (e.g. BBehavSc(Psych) plus BBehavSc(Hons)) or an accredited four year program (e.g. BPsych(Hons)), and two more years of training. The extra two years may be in an accredited Master of Psychology degree (e.g. MPsych(Clin) at Flinders) or as part of a clinical PhD (PhD(Clin) at Flinders) or as practice supervised by an approved supervisor (registered psychologist) under a supervision plan approved by the Psychology Board of Australia. At that stage you would be eligible to apply to the Psychology Board for registration as a psychologist. The Graduate Diploma in Psychology gives students the equivalent of a three year Psych program, so is equivalent in Psychology terms to the three year BBehavSc(Psych). From

The Bachelor of Psychological Science also enables you to undertake a nationally accredited major sequence in psychology. Graduates are eligible to apply for accredited honours programs in psychology and to subsequently pursue higher degree studies or supervision towards registration as a psychologist.

Combined degree options

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) / Bachelor of Computer Science: Careers in the government and private sector where IT and cognitive science converge, such as computing and design, artificial intelligence, research, policy, enhancing human performance in complex systems, app development, user interface design and so on.

Other combined degree options include: Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Computer Science; Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice; Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours).