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The Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology) offered through Open Universities Australia will help students develop high-level skills and gain a comprehensive understanding of what motivates human behaviour. Students will be taught the fundamentals of psychology including topics such as development psychology, cognition, social psychology, personality, psychological measurement and abnormal psychology.
The course also covers the entire gamut of behavioural studies, from counselling and the psychology of crime to media relations and Aboriginal studies; the course enables students to gain both a broad understanding of psychology and to specialise in specific areas that interest them.
To be eligible to enter this program, applicants must:
During this bachelor degree program, the subjects you will study include:
Students may also choose to complete a minor in any one of the following areas: sociology of contemporary societies, sociology, criminology, human resource management, public relations, indigenous studies or marketing.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology) from Swinburne University of Technology.
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology) program from Swinburne University, you will be highly sought after by a wide range of organisations in both the public and private sector. Many industries seek employees with psychology-based qualifications, so you will have a multitude of career options to choose from. Graduates of this behavioural studies program can pursue careers in areas such as community and mental health, research, social welfare, policy development, human resource management, journalism, marketing and advertising.
Curious about where a career in psychology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
HECS-HELP is available for this course.
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, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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