In a nutshell
The Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), from Western Sydney University Online, equips students with skills fundamental to the theory and practice of psychology and behavioural studies.
This online course gives you a thorough scientific understanding of psychology, displacing assumptions, misconceptions and popular opinions and replacing them with evidence-based knowledge. You’ll learn the scientific techniques and methods used to understand human behaviour; study contemporary theories behind cognitive processes; discover experimental design and analysis methodologies; and learn the core concepts underpinning developmental psychology.
The degree is delivered entirely online by specially trained coaches, who will guide you through the specialist theoretical and research skills you will need to move into further studies or careers in psychology.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Hold a Cert III or Cert IV, in any field; OR
- Completion or partial completion of tertiary study; OR
- Work experience, in any industry; OR
- Completion of Year 12 HSC (or equivalent), with a minimum required ATAR; OR
- Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC); OR
- Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT).
In this psychology course, the subjects you may study include:
- People, Place and Social Difference
- The Individual in Society
- Understanding Society
- Working with Communities
- Psychology: Human Behaviour
- Psychology: Behavioural Science
- Brain and Behaviour
- Experimental Design and Analysis
- Human Learning
- Abnormal Psychology
- Advanced Research Methods
- Cognitive Processes
- Developmental Psychology
- Motivation and Emotion
- Social Psychology
Why Western Sydney University Online?
Start your study journey with Western Sydney University Online and gain the same online degree in business, social science, human resources, marketing and more as you would on campus.
Enjoy an advanced digital learning environment that’s has been created with your needs in mind. Begin your course at a time that’s convenient for you, and log on and learn at a time and place that suits you.
Western Sydney University have a reputation for excellence, so you can be proud to graduate with a degree that comes from a uni ranked in the top 2% globally!
When you join Western Sydney University Online you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during you studies.
Chat to a student advisor online or over the phone any day of the week, reach out to specially trained online learning advisors, gain access to online assignment assistance and ensure your work is always on the right track, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.