Australian College of Applied Psychology
Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Psychological Science and Criminology

Bachelor Degree

Course description

Duration
3 years
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
September
  • Prepare for a career in the criminal justice system and its support agencies with the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Criminology
  • Learn about the connections between mental illness, crime and rehabilitation, and discover the connections between the human mind and behaviour
  • This specialised double major degree will be of strong benefit to those who are interested in working in the courts, corrections, youth justice or with offenders, victims or vulnerable populations

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Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Psychological Science and Criminology

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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

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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 measurement and assessment
  • Intercultural diversity and Indigenous psychology
  • Professional issues and applications in psychology
  • The criminal justice system
  • Cultural diversity and its relevance to crime and criminal justice
  • Substance use and crime
  • Law and the legal system
  • Theoretical and applied criminology
  • Alternative approaches to criminal justice
  • Victimology
  • Case management
  • Forensic psychology

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 Criminology

Submit an enquiry direct to Australian College of Applied Psychology.