In 1997, the School introduced a new three year degree, the Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology). Students enrolled in this program take a major in Psychology, and a second major in a related discipline. The cognate fields of study are Artificial Intelligence, Biology, Disability and Community Rehabilitation, Health Studies, Legal Studies, Management, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Public Policy Studies, and Women's Studies. After completing the 3-year degree, students may apply for entry into the Honours year in either Psychology or the second major area. It is also possible for students to undertake a combined Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice degree over a period of 5.5 years, a combined Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Arts degree over a period of 4.5 years; a combined Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Science (Animal Behaviour) degree over a period of 4 years; and a combined Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Computer Science over a period of 4.5 years.

Course rules and topic information

The Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) University Course Information Page contains important information about the course aims, learning outcomes, course rules and topic information.

The University Courses and Programs  site provides an overview of the course, the admission requirements for both year 12 students and non-school leavers (including most recent TER), career opportunities upon graduation, as well as contacts for further information.

How to apply

Applications for admission to the Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) are processed through SATAC SATAC code: 214051

Information about admission requirements can be obtained from the Admissions/Prospective Students Office.

 

First year enrolment guide

The  2015 Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) First Year Enrolment Guide (PDF 616KB) can be downloaded here.

You should plan according to the Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) Course Rule.

Please refer to the Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Arts 2014 Template (PDF 33KB)

Midyear entry enrolment

We advise midyear entry students to spread their study over 3 and 1/2 years due to the sequencing of Psychology topics across the degree. The  2014 Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) midyear template (PDF 102KB) can be downloaded here. If you have further queries, please contact the School of Psychology .