Bachelor of Arts - Psychology / Bachelor of Commerce

University of Wollongong

This double degree allows students to choose from a broad range of Business specialisations and combine them with a major in Psychology. On completion of this degree, students will be able to apply knowledge of psychological principles and applications across many business areas, including the application of research methods to commercial issues in local, national and international contexts. Students can also combine Psychology and Commerce studies with other disciplines available in the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce degrees. On completion of this degree, students will be able to apply knowledge of psychological principles and applications across many business areas, including the application of research methods to commercial issues in local, national and international contexts. UOW double degrees aim to broaden a student's knowledge and skill base and improve career options in competitive, increasingly interactive fields. The programs are designed to enhance a student's educational, academic and professional qualifications whilst minimising the costs of their studies.

Course Fee:


International: $142,992

Entry Requirements:

DOMESTIC STUDENTS - ATAR-BASED ADMISSION OPTIONS Guaranteed entry selection ranks Entry to this course can be gained with: Minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) International Baccalaureate (IB) Interstate equivalent (such as the Victorian ENTER or Queensland OP) Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to Australian year 12 The minimum score for guaranteed entry (or for consideration if this course has limited places) is an ATAR-Selection Rank of 75 or an IB of 26. This includes the effect of adjustment factors. Adjustment factors, such as the subjects you are studying, the area in which you live or equity and access schemes, are taken into consideration and these will be combined with your ATAR to adjust your selection rank and make it higher than your ATAR. These adjustments used to be called bonus points. Find out more about UOW adjustment factors here: https://www.uow.edu.au/future/school/apply/index.html ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES The University assumes students will have studied any 2 units of English. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.

Structure:

4.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. During this double degree, the psychology subjects include biological and social bases of behaviour, cognition and perception, social and developmental psychology, personality, and applied psychology. Students will also learn the fundamentals of psychological practice, including the history of psychology, statistical and quantitative methods and psychological assessment. The first year of the Bachelor of Commerce requires all students to study common core business subjects including the principles of responsible commerce, accounting fundamentals, statistics for business and marketing principals. The second and third year will focus on a major commerce study area.

Subjects you can Study:

Accountancy; Business law; Commerce; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Human resource management; International business; Management; Marketing; Psychology; Public relations; Supply chain management

Study Pathways:

If applicants can demonstrate they have met the learning outcomes for UOW subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, they may be eligible for credit towards their degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded.

Recognition:

For the Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), completion of four years in Psychology is an important first step for registration as a psychologist in Australia. The Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) is accredited as the first three years of study. To complete the four years, students must complete an Honours year to meet the academic requirements for eligibility for provisional registration as a psychologist. An additional two years of supervised practice is necessary to apply for registration as a professional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. This can be through two years of supervised practice in the community or a fifth year of psychology study at university plus one year of supervised practice in the community or through an accredited Masters or professional doctoral degree. Some majors within the Bachelor of Commerce enable graduates to meet the membership requirements of relevant professional associations. For detailed information visit https://business.uow.edu.au/professional-recognition/index.html

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00102E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong 66.1 Yes Full time 4.5 years
Wollongong 66.1 Yes Part time 9 years
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has earned a place among the top 20 modern universities in the world through world-class research and teaching. With an international network of campuses and regional learning centres, UOW consistently rates among the top Australian universities in key areas, including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries.par par UOW offers 450 degree programs across all levels of study (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research), as well as English language and academic bridging programs through UOW College. The University currently has 36,180 students enrolled in its onshore and offshore campuses, including 15,820 international students.

The University's commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace. UOW continues to focus on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.

The city of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney - close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney central business district, but without the rush and expense of a big city. Wollongong is the primary city of the Illawarra region of New South Wales, and is Australia's ninth-largest city. More than 295,500 people live in the region. There are very strong support networks for international students and their families to help settle into life in Wollongong.

The UOW Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering students the perfect Australian lifestyle. It's an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of their studies. With its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, the campus is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia. And the UOW Innovation Campus - an award winning, world-class research and commercial precinct developed by UOW - is located less than 10 minutes away.

Provider CRICOS: 00102E

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