Western Sydney University
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Three years full-time or six years part-time
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The Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), from Western Sydney University, equips students with skills fundamental to the theory and practice of psychology and behavioural studies.
This course gives you a thorough scientific understanding of psychology, displacing assumptions, misconceptions and popular opinions and replacing them with evidence-based knowledge. You'll learn the scientific techniques and methods used to understand human behaviour; study contemporary theories behind cognitive processes; discover experimental design and analysis methodologies, and learn the core concepts underpinning developmental psychology.
Learn from the best! WSU is proud to be ranked in the Top 150 in the world for Sociology and Top 150 in the world for Psychology.
Be led by passionate and experienced trainers who will give you the foundation to go onto further study to become a psychologist.
In this social science course, the subjects you may study include:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you'll receive a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), from Western Sydney University.
This course equips students with the interdisciplinary and specialist skills and knowledge that a new graduate would need on entering the workforce or use your qualification to continue your studies and get one step closer toward becoming a Psychologist.
Wondering where a career in psychology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include;
Fees for this course vary depending on the units selected.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees.
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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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