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The Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) will give you an understanding of the science of human behaviour and what happens in people’s minds to influence their behaviour. This includes how people think, remember and feel; what drives motivation and how personality is defined.
Successful completion of this degree may enable you to enter graduate and post graduate training in psychology. A postgraduate qualification is the minimum level of qualification needed for you to enter the psychology profession.
This is a new version of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology). It includes compulsory course 73329 Research Methods and Analysis.
If you are new to Open Polytechnic and haven’t studied the Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) before, you can enrol in this programme via the choose courses tab below.
If you began studying this programme before Trimester 1, 2016, you can re-enrol
in your next course(s) under OP701006 Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)
Bachelor of Applied Science Psychology (184 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
This qualification will prepare you for a broad variety of careers in the public and private sectors such as health, business and research.
You may be able to study the DAPAANZ pathway which will give you practical skills to help people who are experiencing addiction issues. The pathway is recognised by the professional association, DAPAANZ, who were established to represent the professional interests of addiction services practitioners nationwide.
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.