BP154 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)

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RMIT program code: BP154
Plan name: Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)
Plan code: BP154
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 029765E

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2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 

For students who commeneced prior to 2019, you are required to successfully complete two Student Electives and four Limited electives (see list below) during the program.

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Year One of Program

You must only select Bundoora campus offerings, but electives can be undertaken at any campus.

Also note that BESC1490 Introduction to Psychology is NOT available to students enrolled in BP154.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Principles of Psychology12BESC1122Bundoora Campus2228
BESC1123City Campus2223
Psychology of Everyday Thinking12BESC1071City Campus2246
BESC1392Bundoora Campus2251
Statistical Computing12YesMATH1275Bundoora Campus2409
MATH1276City Campus2410
Foundations of Psychology12BESC1125Bundoora Campus2254
BESC1126City Campus2248
Statistics12YesMATH1277Bundoora Campus2387
MATH1278City Campus2388
Psychology of Social Life12BESC1072City Campus2224
BESC1393Bundoora Campus2233
Environmental Psychology12BESC1509Bundoora Campus2253
BESC1510City Campus2247
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Science of Human Nature12BESC1502Bundoora Campus2234
BESC1503City Campus2231
Applied Psychology Topics12BESC1407Bundoora Campus2235
BESC1408City Campus2232
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

You are required to successfully complete relevant prerequisites - BESC1125/BESC1126 Foundations of Psychology and BESC1122/BESC1123 Principles of Psychology in order to progress to Year 2 of the program.

Please note that BESC1490 Introduction to Psychology is NOT available to students enrolled in BP154.

 

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Developmental Psychology12YesBESC1182City Campus2264
Biological Psychology12YesBESC1190City Campus2265
Research Methods in Psychology12YesBESC1449City Campus2266
Cognitive Psychology12YesBESC1178City Campus2241
Social Psychology12YesBESC1186City Campus2242
Motivation and Organisational Psychology12YesBESC1512City Campus2243
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Courses from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Forensic Psychology12YesBESC1429City Campus2267
Psychology of Gender12YesBESC1441City Campus2268
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

You are required to have successfully completed all relevant prerequisites - BESC1182 Developmental Psychology; BESC1190 Biological Psychology; BESC1449 Research Methods in Psychology; BESC1178 Cognitive Psychology and BESC1186 Social Psychology in order to progress to Year 3 of the program.

Please note that BESC1490 Introduction to Psychology is NOT available to students enrolled in BP154.

For those who began the program in 2018 or earlier you must complete BESC1429 Forensic Psychology or BESC1441 Psychology of Gender, or ONE of the following option courses:

BESC1403 Understanding Personality (Semester 1, class number 2271, Flex Term, 1067);

COSC1078 Introduction to Information Technology (Semester 1, class number 2338; Semester 2, class number 2314);

ONPS1118 Nutrition Principles (Semester 2, class number 2707);

BESC1503 The Science of Human Nature (Semester 2, class number 2231)

OHTH2083 Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health (Semester 2, class number 3399).

 

You must successfully complete all courses to qualify for the award of BP154 Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology).

 

Students may be required to hold a Working with Children Check and a National Police Check.  If required, this will be advised to students upon entry into the Program.  There are also Compliance requirements to be met which are clearly outlined in the Additional Information section:

https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/undergraduate-study/bachelor-degrees/bp154

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Philosophy and Methodology of Psychology12YesBESC1437City Campus2269
Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences12YesBESC1433City Campus2244
Professional Practices in Psychology12YesBESC1453City Campus2270
Psychopathology and Models of Intervention12YesBESC1445City Campus2245
Understanding Personality12BESC1403City Campus2271
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Forensic Psychology12YesBESC1429City Campus2267
Psychology of Gender12YesBESC1441City Campus2268
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Project12YesBESC1466City Campus22722246
Psychology Field Placement12YesBESC1492City Campus2247
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 

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