Western Sydney University

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

Western Sydney University
Institution rating
From 3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date

Why study this course

This degree combines a broadly based, inter-disciplinary social sciences three-year program with an undergraduate accredited sequence in psychology that is a foundation to anyone wishing to go on to further study and become a psychologist.

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The campus-based delivery is accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC) as a three-year sequence. Registration as a Psychologist requires further study.

Entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Bankstown
  • Parramatta South
  • Penrith
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Western Sydney University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
Western Sydney University
(1 reviews)

Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)Western Sydney University
Graduation date2017
Study modeBlended
Student review
The course was broad enough to allow me to choose elective subjects and discover my interests in the field, yet it still covered many core subjects. The majority of my tutors were excellent and supportive.
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
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Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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