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Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology

  • ID:MU610167
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$20,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$20,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$125,583.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) 140 Written English

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)    6.0 Overall

    •   6.0 Reading

    •  6.0 Writing

    •   6.0 Speaking

    •   6.0 Listening

  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)  169 Overall

    • 169 Reading

    • 169 Writing

    • 169 Speaking

    • 169 Listening

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)  50 Overall

    • 50 Reading

    •  50 Writing

    • 50 Speaking

    • 50 Listening

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language – IBT (TOEFL IBT)   73 Overall

    • 18 Reading

    • 18 Writing

    •  18 Speaking

    •  18 Listening

  • Occupational English Test (OET) C (250-290) Reading

    • C (250-290) Writing

    •  C (250-290) Speaking

    •  C (250-290) Listening

Course Information

Learn about all the major fields in psychology, including human development through our lifespan, biological, social, and cultural influences on the individual person, perception, emotion, learning, cognition, language and neuroscience, personality and individual differences, abilities and disabilities, psychological health and well-being, and psychological disorders.

You’ll have the chance to study psychology along with other subjects in the arts and humanities when you choose a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Build special expertise in the areas of psychology that most interest you. You’ll examine leading-edge research and practical applications to explore how we make sense of ourselves.

With a focus on the latest research in these fields, you’ll integrate your learning of subject matter with the research methods used to discover new knowledge in these fields.

3 reasons to study Psychology at Murdoch

  • This course is a first step towards becoming a registered psychologist.

  • Get exposure to how research studies are conducted in your first year units, with participation in ongoing research rewarded with course credit.

  • Murdoch is ranked number one in WA for full-time employment in Humanities, Cultural and Social Sciences*.
    *Source: The Good Universities Guide 2020

What you’ll learn

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Here are some of the things you’ll learn:

  • Family and interpersonal relations.

  • How people think, plan, remember and make decisions.

  • How human beings change and develop through the lifespan.

  • How society, culture and the people around us influence our behaviour.

  • How individuals differ in their personality and talents.

  • How biology influences behaviour.

  • Psychological disorders, what causes them, and how psychologists can help.

  • Techniques for investigating people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour

CRICOS code: 072172F

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Total credit points: 72

Required Units

  • MSP100, Career Learning: Managing Your Career

  • MSP200, Building Enterprise Skills

Specified Electives

  • MSP201, Real World Learning

  • PSY380, Psychology: Psychological Research Placement

Course Core

Specified Elelctives

  • BSC100, Building Blocks for Science Students

  • COM100, Thinking Communication

Major

  • MJ-PSC, Psychology

Option

Co-Major and Specified Electives

Psychological Studies

  • CJ-PSYS, Psychological Studies

  • Specified Electives

  • EXS201, Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • EXS301, Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • PSY287, Psychology: Evolved Social Cognition

  • PSY297, Psychology: Sensation and Perception

  • PSY380, Psychology: Psychological Research Placement

  • PSY392, Psychology: Family Relations and Social Development

  • PSY393, Psychology: The Developing Mind

  • PSY396, Psychology: Cognitive Neuroscience

General Electives

  • EXS201, Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • EXS301, Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • PSY287, Psychology: Evolved Social Cognition

  • PSY297, Psychology: Sensation and Perception

  • PSY380, Psychology: Psychological Research Placement

  • PSY389, Psychology: Drugs and Dependence

  • PSY382, Psychology of Ageing

  • PSY393, Psychology: The Developing Mind

  • PSY396, Psychology: Cognitive Neuroscience

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) will give you an in-depth understanding of human behaviour that you can use across many industries. Careers could include:

  • Psychologist (with further study)

  • Human Resources or Marketing Officer

  • Manager

  • Researcher

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Overseas Student Health Cover: 530 AUD per year

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