Psychological science (Bachelor of Health Sciences)



This sequence prepares students for postgraduate training towards becoming a practicing registered psychologist. To practice as a psychologist students must complete an undergraduate degree with a major sequence in psychology followed by a fourth year of study in psychology (an Honours in Psychology or a Graduate Diploma of Psychology) that are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Note: This major cannot be undertaken as part of D391 Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts

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Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Online. Individual units may not be available on every campus.

Unit set code

MJ-H000034 - Major

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To obtain the ten unit undergraduate psychology sequence students must complete all the units listed below.

  • Introduction to Psychology: Human Behaviour
  • Introduction to Psychology: Individual and Social Development
  • Psychology Research Methods (Introductory)
  • Developmental Psychology (Child and Adolescent)
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology Research Methods (Intermediate)
  • Personality Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Biological Psychology (Brain and Behaviour)