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The Bachelor of Behavioural Studies offered through Open Universities Australia is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of how the human mind works. With a focus on psychological and behavioural management studies, this course will provide students with the ability to research and analyse human motivation - a highly sought-after ability in a range of sectors.
From advertising to healthcare, such industries rely on professionals who can understand and deconstruct why people behave the way they do. By completing the Psychological Studies major, students will be given a broad introduction to basic psychological elements and concepts. Please note this degree is not accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
Anyone can apply.
The Psychological Studies major initially provides you with a broad introduction to a range of basic psychological elements and concepts. In it, you will study subjects including:
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, social statistics or marketing.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Behavioural Studies from Swinburne University of Technology.
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (majoring in Psychological Studies) program from Swinburne University, you will be highly sought after by a wide range of organisations in both the public and private sector.
This degree program, with its focus on psychological studies, is considered increasingly beneficial within the Australian workplace and, as such, many industries are seeking employees with psychology-based qualifications.
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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