Bachelor of Social Science - Psychology

Charles Sturt University

CSU's three-year Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) may be used as a pathway to the Bachelor of Psychology, or you can graduate ready to work in one of the many fields where psychological knowledge is highly valued.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent

Structure:

192 points (normally 24 subjects). The 24 subjects are made up as follows: a core of 13 psychology subjects; a minor of 6 subjects, at least one of which is at Level 3; Introductory Sociology; Social Inequality; 3 elective subjects (5 if the minor is sociology).

Subjects you can Study:

Psychology

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course. Honours year is available.

Further information:

To practise as a psychologist, graduates must be registered with the relevant State/Territory psychologist registration board. The minimum training requirement for registration is a 4 year tertiary qualification in psychology, followed by 2 years of full-time supervised experience or equivalent post graduate qualifications (mandatory in NT).

Recognition:

Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00005F

Related Careers:

Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bathurst 70 Yes Part time 6 years
Wagga Wagga 70 Yes Part time 6 years
Wagga Wagga 70 Yes Full time 3 years
Distance Education No info Yes Online 6 years
Port Macquarie 70 No Full time 3 years
Bathurst 70 Yes Full time 3 years

At Charles Sturt University (CSU), our ethos is ‘Yindyamarra Winhanganha’, a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’. Our students, academics, alumni and research help make the world a better place at local, regional, national and international levels. 

CSU has campuses in some of the country’s best regional centres, combining urban convenience with access to incredible wilderness and a lower cost of living. We also deliver more than 250 courses online, so you can study anywhere, any time.

At the heart of what we do is preparing you to start or progress your career with the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed – whether you’re taking your first step after school, coming to uni for the first time after some time working or returning to enhance your qualifications or undertake research. 

When you study with CSU, you work with the best in the business. Our academics bring extensive professional experience to their teaching, and our courses are designed in consultation with industry so that you get the most contemporary thinking and develop the skills your industry needs. With world-class facilities and extensive workplace learning opportunities, you’ll get real-world experience so you’re job-ready when you graduate. 

It all adds up to CSU being Australia's number one university for graduate employment. With 85 per cent of CSU graduates finding full-time work within four months of finishing their degrees, you can be confident you’ll be able to make a difference in your industry and community from day one.

 CSU puts you in control of your learning. Many courses offer full-time or part-time options, and the choice to study on-campus, online or a combination of the two. You can also vary your study load to fit your degree around your life, whatever turns it may take. 

At CSU, you’re part of a tight-knit community where your lecturers know your name and you’re supported every step of the way. We welcome students from across the country and the globe, so however you’re studying, you’ll collaborate and connect with people from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds. 

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