A Career Path (PDF 411KB) for students wanting to become a Registered Psychologist.
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.
The 2018 new student enrolment guide for the 2018 First Year Enrolment Guide for the BBSc _ (DOCX 59KB) can be downloaded here.
You should plan according to the Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) Course Rule.
See suggested study plan for 2018 Bachelor of Behavioural Science (PDF 867KB)
Midyear entry enrolment
Please refer to the Bachelor of Behavioural Science Mid Year Enrolment Guide (PDF 659KB)
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. If you have further queries, please contact the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work.