Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit
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The Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology, from UniSA Online, is the only degree of its kind in Australia. The degree brings together two important disciplines to challenge students' perspectives on how people behave, think, react and interact.
Students begin by developing a thorough knowledge of core concepts and principles in sociology, social policy and psychology. Topics such as sociological theory, counselling, social policy analysis and community-based and participatory research methods are explored in depth, and real-world cases are utilised to provide vital industry insight and experience.
Students can choose to specialise in ageing and disability and/or criminology, two sectors with rapidly increasing employment opportunities.
Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result:
Higher education study
Vocational Education Training (VET)
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
In order to complete your application, we will ask you to provide supporting documents as proof of your prior study or work experience.
In this psychology degree, the subjects you may study include:
Studying with UniSA Online means you can Study On Demand. You'll gain around the clock personalised support to assist you on your learning journey. Technical issues? Nervous about a looming assessment? Gain on-demand access to their helpful and dedicated team.
Whether you need help with assignments, referencing, administrative or technical support, you’ll have on-demand access to the UniSA Online team who’ll be there to support you, every step of the way.
Students will have access to the UniSA Online ‘Study Help’ hub which is packed with loads of resources, workshops and support services. With online tutor support available seven days a week, you’ll be able to get help when you need it. If you’ve got a question related to your course, you can expect to receive a response in 24 hours. You’ll also be able to retrieve a range of resources through their virtual ‘Ask the Library’ service.
Gain full control over your study and gain a career focused qualification when you learn with UniSA Online!
Upon successful completion of this degree you will receive a Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology from UniSA Online.
Graduates are equipped to pursue careers in government and not-for-profit organisations, in areas such as human services, psychology, social work, health care and social assistance. Job opportunities in the social and community care and services sectors are predicted to grow more than any other industry over the next five years; this growth, paired with the unique and specialised nature of this course, mean that graduates will be in high demand.
Wondering where a career in psychology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include;
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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