Western Sydney University Online
Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit
HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full-time
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The Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), from Western Sydney University Online, equips students with skills fundamental to the theory and practice of psychology and behavioural studies.
This online 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.
The degree is delivered entirely online by specially trained coaches, who will guide you through the specialist theoretical and research skills you will need to move into further studies or careers in psychology.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this psychology course, the subjects you may study include:
When you join Western Sydney University Online you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during you studies.
Chat to a student advisor online or over the phone any day of the week, reach out to specially trained online learning advisors, gain access to online assignment assistance and ensure your work is always on the right track, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) from Western Sydney University Online.
Graduates are prepared to pursue a variety of careers related to psychology and behavioural studies, from counselling to research to human resource management. The degree can also serve as a pathway to further study.
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 course 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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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