Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Business

Program code

1325

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

Important Notes

From 2021, commencing students are referred to the Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Business (1013).

About this program

Combining business with psychological science can give you the skills and knowledge needed to work as a specialist providing advice to organisations on management and personnel issues, and helping them develop training programs, set policies, or manage organisational change.

Business majors

  • Asian Business (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Behavioural Science (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Employment Relations (Nathan, Online)
  • Event Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Human Resource Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • International Business (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Marketing (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Real Estate and Property Development (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Sport Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)
  • Sustainable Business (Nathan, Online)
  • Tourism Management (Gold Coast, Nathan, Online)

You can also choose not to complete a major, selecting from a range of courses that provide broad knowledge for a career in business management.

Attendance information

This program is offered full-time and part-time at the Mt Gravatt (Psychological Science component) and Nathan (Business component) campuses. Some courses are also offered online. You may choose to study courses at other campuses where the program structure allows.

As a full-time student you will generally attend 12-15 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend 6-8 hours of scheduled classes per week. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

You will be ideally placed to directly enter a wide range of management positions in business, counselling, and training and development.

Program accreditation

The Bachelor of Psychological Science is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Professional recognition

As a Bachelor of Psychological Science graduate, you will be eligible for Affiliate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society. Further study is required to qualify for provisional registration as a Psychologist.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Business (1325)


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FEE-HELP

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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