Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons)

Year 1

#8 for core courses -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC1020 2 Introduction to Psychology: Minds, Brains and Behaviour
PSYC1030 2 Introduction to Psychology: Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology
PSYC1040 2 Psychological Research Methodology I
COMU1030 2 Communication Skills: Spoken Language & Interpersonal

Students considering a career as a health practitioner should undertake the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science #2 common course HLTH1000: Professions, People and Healthcare as an elective.

Year 2

#12 for core courses -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC2010 2 Psychological Research Methodology II
PSYC2020 2 Neuroscience for Psychologists
PSYC2030 2 Developmental Psychology
PSYC2040 2 Social & Organisational Psychology
PSYC2050 2 Learning & Cognition
PSYC2063 2 Psychological Approaches to Complex Problems

and #2 of electives listed below or third level psychology elective courses -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC2311 2 Developmental Disorders of Childhood
PSYC2341 2 Psychological Problems of Adolescence
PSYC2361 2 Psychology of Criminal Justice
PSYC2371 2 The Science of Everyday Thinking
PSYC2381 2 Positive Psychology
PSYC2991 1 Research Experience I
PSYC2992 1 Research Experience II

Year 3

#10 for core courses -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3010 2 Psychological Research Methodology III
PSYC3020 2 Measurement in Psychology
PSYC3034 2 Topics in Applied Psychology
PSYC3042 2 Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation
PSYC3102 2 Psychopathology

Applied/professional

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3000 2 Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
PSYC3071 2 Psychology of Disability
PSYC3082 2 Psychotherapies and Counselling
PSYC3132 2 Health Psychology
PSYC3202 2 Industrial & Organisational Psychology

Social

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3032 2 Topics in Social Psychology
PSYC3122 2 Attitudes & Social Cognition
PSYC3142 2 Intergroup Relations & Group Processes
PSYC3292 2 Social Psychology of Emotion

Cognition

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3052 2 Judgment & Decision-Making
PSYC3062 2 Introduction to Human Factors
PSYC3172 2 Basic Processes in Cognition
PSYC3192 2 Sensory Neuroscience

Biological

Course Code Units Course Title
ANAT3022 2 Functional Neuroanatomy
PSYC3222 2 Psychophysiology: Methods & Applications
PSYC3232 2 Behavioural Neuroscience: Learning & Emotion
PSYC3262 2 Evolutionary Approaches to Human Behaviour
PSYC3272 2 The Neuroscience of Social Behaviour
PSYC3302 2 Cognitive Neuroscience

Developmental

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3340 2 Music, Cognition & Development
PSYC3152 2 Applied Topics in Lifespan Development
PSYC3162 2 Development in Infancy
PSYC3282 2 Developmental Perspectives on the Origins of Human Culture
PSYC3312 2 Parenting and Family Psychology

Year 4

#5 of core courses -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC4050 2 Psychological Research Methodology IV
PSYC4060 1 Ethical Considerations for Psychologists
PSYC4121 2 The Scientist-Practitioner Model

and #2 of electives from -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC4000 2 Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
PSYC4161 2 Personnel Training
PSYC4171 2 Personnel Assessment
PSYC4181 2 Applied Social Psychology
PSYC4191 2 Applied Cognitive Psychology
PSYC4981 2 Current Issues in Psychology 1
PSYC4982 2 Current Issues in Psychology II

and #1 seminar course from -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC4311 1 Advanced Topics in Social Cognition & Group Processes
PSYC4321 1 Advanced Topics in Communication & Relationships
PSYC4331 1 Topics in Perception & Cognition
PSYC4341 1 Special Topics in Clinical Psychology
PSYC4361 1 Evolutionary & Comparative Perspectives in Psychology
PSYC4371 1 Advanced Topics in Child Development
PSYC4991 1 Advanced Seminar in Psychology 1
PSYC4992 1 Advanced Seminar in Psychology II
PSYC4993 1 Advanced Seminar in Psychology III

and #8 thesis course -

Course Code Units Course Title
[ PSYC4071 8 Individual Research Thesis
[ or
[ PSYC4092 8 Group Supervised Thesis