Learn all the major fields in psychology, including human development; perception, emotion, learning, cognition, language, neuroscience; psychological health and wellbeing, and psychological disorders.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In this course, you will learn about all the major fields in psychology, at introductory and more advanced levels. Areas include human development through the lifespan; biological, social, and cultural influences on the individual person; perception, emotion, learning, cognition, language, neuroscience; personality and individual differences; abilities and disabilities; psychological health and wellbeing, and psychological disorders.
The design of our course enables you to develop superior analytical skills alongside contemporary scientific research methods for investigating human minds and behaviour.
To build your expertise and expand your career prospects even further, you can combine this degree with another major. When you graduate you could pursue a career in health sciences, human resources, marketing, management, neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology, and many other areas.
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). With the addition of a fourth year of study, such as our Graduate Diploma or Honours program, you will be eligible for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Psychology and Exercise Science
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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