A nationally accredited psychology major is available to students who have already completed a degree in any discipline, with the Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Graduate Entry). This degree will help you enhance your understanding of human behaviour and to pursue further studies in psychology.
*Government subsidies enable Flinders to offer Domestic applicants a reduction of up to 80% off full course fees through Commonwealth Supported Places. Offer subject to change.
Duration: 1 year
July (part-time only)
SATAC code: 2BG008
Annual indicative fees (2023):
$6,678 (Commonwealth supported)
Why study Psychological Studies at Flinders
Graduates are expected to find jobs in areas such as youth work, advertising and marketing, policy and research, consumer research, industrial relations, human resources, program coordination and welfare.
This program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
The program develops knowledge of psychological theory and research regarding the factors influencing human behaviour and experience, and provides skills for the application of this knowledge to issues in the real world. You will undertake a core set of studies covering such fields as learning, motivation, personality, development across the lifespan, group processes, and biological and social influences on behaviour.
Applicants must hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification, other than an Australian accredited degree in psychology, from an approved tertiary institution. They must also meet the subject prerequisites for second-year psychology topics by having completed one of the following:
It is also suitable for graduates who completed a psychology major that is not accredited in Australia, or for those who completed a psychology major in Australia at least three or more years ago and who wish to update their psychology qualification.
Conditional offers are issued to applicants who do not meet the topic pre-requisites, requiring them to successfully complete a Qualifying Topic (QT) to be able to commence the Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Graduate Entry). The QT is a web-based course that can be completed externally.
Information is available in Qualifying topic information (DOCX). Enrolment in the qualifying topic is possible any time.
Flinders University and the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work (CEPSW) strongly support the right of all people to pursue an undergraduate psychology course.
Inherent requirements are the essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the abilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit, while preserving the academic integrity of the University's learning, assessment and accreditation processes. The inherent requirements are the abilities, knowledge and skills needed to complete the course that must be met by all students.
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