Bachelor of Psychological Science at Dandenong

Offered at: Deakin Learning Centre in Dandenong
Duration: 3 years of full-time study. Part-time study is also available.
Deakin Code: H344DA

Course outline

Psychology is concerned with understanding human personality, behaviour, emotion, underlying mental processes and the factors which lead people to differ in the way they think and behave. In the Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) you will be exposed to an integrated approach to psychology; which covers areas including:

  • behavioural and clinical neuroscience
  • child and adolescent psychology
  • relationships and the psychology of groups
  • personality
  • cognitive psychology
  • forensic psychology
  • psychopathology

Download the Bachelor of Psychological Science flyer with course structure.

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Psychological Science student Dandenong

Bachelor of Psychological Science student,
Cintia Basso Aguilar

Career opportunities

Studying Psychology at Deakin gives you entry into one of the fastest growing and most diverse professional fields in Australia and around the world. Whether you complete an undergraduate degree in Psychology or go on to postgraduate study you will have developed the knowledge and skills that make you highly employable across an array of stimulating employment settings. Many psychologists work in health and human services, in clinics and private practice, in schools and education settings, and in a variety of businesses delivering employee assistance programs or training. Increasingly, opportunities are available in commerce and industry such as human resources, business and management.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Psychological Science provides you with a three-year psychology sequence that is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia.


First year graduate salaries range between $45 000 and $80 000 plus, depending on your experience and chosen work area.

Course duration and location

This course can be completed in three years of full-time study. Part-time study options are also available.

The Deakin Learning Centre is located at Level 3, 237 Lonsdale Street in Dandenong, where students have access to:

  • first year units taught via video conference with onsite tutorial support
  • cloud (online) learning
  • study skills support from Deakin Language and Learning Advisors
  • student peer mentors
  • computer workstations, Wi-Fi internet, printing and copying
  • multiple learning spaces for group work, formal presentations and social activities

Entry requirements

Year 12

Successful completion of VCE
30 in English (EAL), or 25 in any other English.
Must have an ATAR of 50 or over, to be considered.

Non Year 12

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.

How to apply

Apply online or complete a hard-copy application form (PDF 208KB). If you would like a copy of the application form to be mailed to you, please call 9246 8999.

DLC - Bachelor of Psychological Sciences 

Once completed, forward your application form, personal statement and supporting documentation to:

Administrative Coordinator
Deakin Learning Centre
Level 3, 237 Lonsdale Street
Dandenong VIC 3175

Important dates

 Trimester 2, 2015
Applications close28 June 2015
Trimester commences13 July 2015

More information

For more information, please contact:

Mark Kennedy
Phone 03 9246 8995

Cheryl Davern
Phone 03 9246 8999

You may also wish to visit the Deakin Learning Centre in person
Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
Level 3, 237 Lonsdale Street

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