University of New England
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1.5‒3 years full-time; up to 10 years part-time
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If you've always wanted to know what makes people tick, this online or on-campus Bachelor of Psychology at the University of New England (UNE) could be the course for you.
You'll study more psychology units as you progress through the course, giving you the option to explore other areas of interest in the early years of your degree. When you graduate, you'll possess a coherent theoretical and empirical knowledge of core psychology topics, and familiarity with a variety of specialist areas, such as social psychology, biopsychology, psychological assessment and psychopathology.
If you've already completed a bachelor degree, you'll be eligible to apply for entry to this course as a graduate student.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Assumed knowledge is any two units of English.
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this psychology course, the subjects you may study include:
The University of New England (UNE) prides itself on providing the highest quality student support to ensure that students have the necessary tools to pursue their goals. Students can easily access a plethora of dedicated services including counselling, disability needs, academic and study skills, Aboriginal affairs and career development.
With over 60 years of distance education experience, UNE has devised flexible online study options over 3 study periods a year so that students are able to utilise their time more effectively or even accelerate their degree. For courses that require hands-on experience, UNE offers Intensive School programs where students are exposed to vital practical components of their course.
To support ongoing learning, students can get the help they need via email, phone or online chat. You can expect a well-rounded and supported experience throughout your UNE study journey.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Psychological Science from the University of New England.
Employment opportunities for graduates are available in a wide range of public, private and non-profit settings, including human service organisations, employment agencies, counselling services, personnel management, market research, health and community services. This degree can also allow graduates to apply for entry into advanced psychology courses.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Wondering where a career in psychology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include;
Eligible students can apply for HECS-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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