Climb inside the human mind with this Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) degree through Swinburne Online! You will learn all about developmental, cognitive and social psychology as you analyse and explore human nature.
As a student of this online course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the mechanics of behaviour, relationships and personalities, and learn about the motivations of people around you. Psychological growth and development, as well as disorders and abnormalities are also closely examined, equipping you with theoretical knowledge that can be applied to a range of industries.
You will benefit from learning from qualified psychology professionals and complete a degree that’s professionally recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements to enrol in this course:
Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), or its equivalent, including units 3 and 4 in English with a minimum score of 25, and meeting the associated minimum ATAR score
Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification
Significant and relevant work experience
Areas of study
In this psychology course, the subjects you will study include:
Learning and communicating online
Cognition and human performance
Psychology of personality
Analysis of variance
Foundations of statistics
You will also need to complete 12 elective units.
Get more information
Want more information about this course? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
Here's why Amelia loves studying psychology with Swinburne Online.
A degree in psychology can take you far; and will be an asset as you pursue a range of career options. This qualification from one of the world’s best universities will ready you for employment as a child protection officer, psychiatric technician – and can even provide the foundation for further study.
You will be able to apply your knowledge to a range of industries, and organisational levels and use your understanding of human behaviour in your personal life as well as work.
How else will I benefit from this bachelor degree?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) from Swinburne University of Technology.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
Course materials provided.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for formal training or qualifications in this field.
Study at the world’s best! Swinburne Online is ranked among the top 3% in the world.
This degree is professionally recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
Get more information
Want more information about the career benefits of this course? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through HECS-HELP.
Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.
Get more information
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP 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).
RTO 3059 Swinburne Online combines the prestigious name and high-quality education of Swinburne University of Technology with the ease and flexibility of online study. Drawing on over 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space, Swinburne Online has already helped over 5,000 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification. With a range of university degrees and vocational diplomas that cover specialities including education, social sciences, business, design and communication – Swinburne Online is dedicated to helping students achieve their potential.
As a Swinburne Online student, you will have access to variety of support options to help you get the most out of your learning experience. A dedicated team of Student Liaison Officers (SLOs) are available seven days a week to answer any of your questions – be it academic, technical or administrative. You will also be assigned an eLearning advisor for the duration of your course, who will be your academic point of contact.
Body and Mind is an online undergraduate unit from Macquarie University that explores the relationship between the body and mind, with consideration of both philosophical and scientific theories. The course promotes critical thinking, problem solving and research skills.