Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Testamur Major)


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Arts with a Major in Psychology

This grounding in the core areas of psychology will ensure you are equipped for a range of career options after graduation. This may include going on to become a practising psychologist. You will also learn how to do the research needed to discover more about human behaviour and answer questions about things we don’t yet understand.

The degree offers a 12-subject accredited Major in Psychology. As it is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, it allows you to go on to apply for postgraduate study in psychology as a first step to becoming a practising psychologist.

The Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology is perfect for those students who want to combine their interest in psychology with studies in other areas. In addition to covering the core areas in psychology, this program develops your communication and personal skills, as well as your creativity, capacity for independent thought, adaptability to new situations and problem-solving skills.

Program structure

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $26,240* 

Delivery: On campus



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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

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