Australian College of Applied Psychology
Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling

Bachelor Degree

Course description

Duration
3 years
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
September
  • Prepare for work in the broad area of applied psychology with the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling
  • Pathway into graduate-entry studies in a range of fields, such as occupational therapy and rehabilitation counselling
  • Gain substantial practical supervised counselling experience during two field placements

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Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling

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Campus options

3 campuses available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date
Brisbane

On-campus (full-time)

On-campus (part-time)

Online

3 years

6 years

-

September
Melbourne

On-campus (full-time)

On-campus (part-time)

Online

3 years

6 years

-

September
Sydney

On-campus (full-time)

On-campus (part-time)

Online

3 years

6 years

-

September

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Minimum ATAR of 65 or equivalent, OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or above, OR
  • Admission to candidature for an undergraduate degree at an Australian University (or equivalent), OR
  • Be aged 21 years or over and submit a 500 word statement that satisfies the College as to your ability and aptitude to successfully undertake study of this type and level
LocationQueensland, Online, Victoria, New South Wales
Next start dateSeptember
Duration3 years
Study modeOn-campus, Online
Education institutionAustralian College of Applied Psychology
PriceThe course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

Career insights

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Psychologist$89k1,428
Counsellor$74k1,065
Youth Worker$61k1,079
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What you’ll learn

You'll be trained in:

  • Research methods in psychology
  • Theories of personality
  • Learning and memory
  • Perception and cognition
  • Lifespan development
  • Social psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychological assessment
  • Intercultural diversity and Indigenous psychology
  • Professional issues and applications in psychology
  • Counselling skills, theories and models
  • Mental health
  • Ethical frameworks and decision-making
  • Group counselling process
  • Alcohol and other drugs

Support and delivery

When you study with ACAP, you can:

  • Choose to study on-campus at a central city location, by online delivery, or a combination of both
  • Receive academic and personal support throughout your studies
  • Fit study around your other commitments, so you can study where and when it suits you
  • Learn from highly-skilled academics and teachers who are also practising professionals with significant industry experience

Find out more about this course


Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling

Submit an enquiry direct to Australian College of Applied Psychology.