CF59 Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure

Core Structure

Number of units: 24 Total credit points: 144

Graduating with this degree will not allow you to call yourself a 'psychologist'. This requires further study involving an honours degree (4th year of study), and then an accredited Psychology Board of Australia pathway.

Computing Requirements
It is a requirement of enrolment in this Course that students have access to the CQUniversity website. Students may be required to undertake various components of study in the course using e-mail and the Internet.

It is strongly recommended that students have access to broadband connection or higher in order to access online student resources that would include, but not limited to, e-mail, internet, video streaming, electronic assessment submission.

To obtain a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) you must obtain credit for a total of 12 units/72 units of credit in accordance with the following:

  • Psychology units undertaken shall include 12 units of credit (2 units) at Level 1, at least 24 units of credit (4 units) at Level 2 and at least 24 units of credit (4 units) at Level 3 - of which PSYC12047, PSYC12048, PSYC13015, PSYC13017 and PSYC13020 are compulsory.
  • In years 2 and 3 combined, you must undertake at least 60 units of credit (10 units) in Psychology
  • Failure to satisfy these requirements will result in non eligibility to graduate.

Credit for prior completed Bachelor level study of 72 units of credit (12 units) will be provided.

Level 1

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PSYC11008 Biological Foundations of Psychology
PSYC11009 Social Foundations of Psychology

Level 2

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
PSYC12010 Introduction to Human Development
PSYC12013 Personality
PSYC12012 Physiological Psychology
PSYC12014 Critical, Cultural and Social Psychology
Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PSYC12047 Introduction to Data Analysis
PSYC12048 Research Methods

Level 3

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PSYC13015 Advanced Methods in Psychology
PSYC13017 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC13020 Individual Differences and Assessment
Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
PSYC13016 Cognitive Psychology
PSYC13021 Forensic Psychology
PSYC13022 Learning & Behaviour Modification
PSYC13023 Educational Psychology
PSYC13025 Applied Sports Psychology
PSYC13024 Qualitative Research Methodology

NOTE: To meet the course’s psychology study requirements of a total of 60 units of credit (10 units) at Level two and three as detailed above, students must undertake 2 additional units from the Level 2 or Level 3 unit options as listed above.