Bachelor of Psychology

Sample pathway

Requirements:

General pathway

Note that other arrangements are also possible.

 

Semester

Unit of study 1
& credit points

Unit of study 2
& credit points

Unit of study 3
& credit points

Unit of study 4
& credit points

Total

Year 1

1

Psychology program

PSYC1001

Psychology 1001

Mathematics

MATH1XXX

Elective

1XXX

Minor

1XXX
 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychology program

PSYC1002

Psychology 1002*

Elective

1XXX

Elective

OR

OLE*

1XXX

Minor

1XXX

 

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 2

1

Psychology program

PSYC2015/2915

Brain and Behavioural Psychology

Psychology program

PSYC2012

Statistics and Research Methods for Psych

 Elective

1XXX/2XXX

Minor

2XXX
 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychology program

PSYC2016

Perception, Cognition and Intelligence

Psychology program

PSYC2017

Personality and Social Psychology

Elective

2XXX/3XXX

Minor

2XXX
 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 3

1

Psychology program

PSYC3018

Abnormal Psychology

Psychology program

PSYC3XXX

Elective

2XXX/3XXX

Minor

3XXX
 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychology program

PSYC3010

Advanced Statistics for Psychology

Psychology program

PSYC3XXX

Psychology Selective

PSYC3XXX/4XXX

Minor

3XXX
 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 4

1

Honours core

PSYC4125

Advanced Psychometrics

Honours selective

PSYC4123

Advanced Psychology Seminar A or PSYC4107 Advanced Theoretical Psychology A**

Honours selective

 PSYC4124

Advanced Psychology Seminar B or PSYC4108 Advanced Theoretical Psychology B**

 Honours project

PSYC4103

Psychology Honours Research Project A

 

6

6

 6  6

24

2

Honours core

PSYC4000

Introduction to Clinical Practice

Honours project

PSYC4104

Psychology Honours Research Project B

Honours project

 PSYC4105

Psychology Honours Research Project C

Honours project

PSYC4106

Psychology Honours Research Project D

 

6

6

 6  6

24

Total credit points:

192

* OLE units of study are required for the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts degrees and may be useful to take if students wish to transfer courses at a later date.

** Students must complete (PSYC4123 and PSYC4124) or (PSYC4107 and PSYC4108).

 
Example pathway - Neuroscience minor

Note that other arrangements are also possible.

 

Semester

Unit of study 1
& credit points

Unit of study 2
& credit points

Unit of study 3
& credit points

Unit of study 4
& credit points

Total

Year 1

1

Psychology program

PSYC1001

Psychology 1001

Mathematics

DATA1001

Foundations of Data Science

Elective

BIOL1006

Life and Evolution

Neuroscience minor

CHEM1111

Chemistry 1A

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychology program

PSYC1002

Psychology 1002*

Elective

SCLG1002

Introduction to Sociology 2

OLE units

OLET1605 Communication in STEM

AND

OLET1616 The Science of Health and Wellbeing

AND

OLET1644 How we make decisions

Elective

BIOL1007

From Molecules to Ecosystems

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 2

1

Psychology program

PSYC2015/2915

Brain and Behavioural Psychology

Psychology program

PSYC2012

Statistics and Research Methods for Psych

 Elective

PCOL2021

Key Concepts in Pharmacology

Neuroscience minor

PHSI2007

Key Concepts in Physiology

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychology program

PSYC2016

Perception, Cognition and Intelligence

Psychology program

PSYC2017

Personality and Social Psychology

Elective

PCOL2022

Drugs in Contemporary Society

Neuroscience minor

ANAT2010

Concepts of Neuroanatomy

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 3

1

Psychology program

PSYC3018

Abnormal Psychology

Psychology program

PSYC3011

Learning and Behaviour

Elective

PCOL3012

Drug Design and Development

Neuroscience minor

NEUR3005

Functional Neuroanatomy

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychology program

PSYC3010

Advanced Statistics for Psychology

Psychology program

PSYC3016

Developmental Psychology

Psychology Selective

PSYC3013

Perceptual Systems

Neuroscience minor

PSYC3014

Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 4

1

Honours core

PSYC4125

Advanced Psychometrics

Honours selective

PSYC4123

Advanced Psychology Seminar A

Honours selective

 PSYC4124

Advanced Psychology Seminar B

 Honours project

PSYC4103

Psychology Honours Research Project A

 

6

6

 6  6

24

2

Honours core

PSYC4000

Introduction to Clinical Practice

Honours project

PSYC4104

Psychology Honours Research Project B

Honours project

 PSYC4105

Psychology Honours Research Project C

Honours project

PSYC4106

Psychology Honours Research Project D

 

6

6

 6  6

24

Total credit points:

192

* Unit is double counted as part of Neuroscience minor and Psychology program.