BP154 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)

Go to Student Program Guide Search

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

Contact details and related links


2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following: All courses listed may not be available each semester

   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.

*Top of page


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 Psychology 12 BESC1122 Bundoora Campus 2228
BESC1123 City Campus 2223
Psychology of Everyday Thinking 12 BESC1071 City Campus 2246
BESC1392 Bundoora Campus 2251
Statistical Computing 12 Yes MATH1275 Bundoora Campus 2409
MATH1276 City Campus 2410
Foundations of Psychology 12 BESC1125 Bundoora Campus 2254
BESC1126 City Campus 2248
Statistics 12 Yes MATH1277 Bundoora Campus 2387
MATH1278 City Campus 2388
Psychology of Social Life 12 BESC1072 City Campus 2224
BESC1393 Bundoora Campus 2233
Environmental Psychology 12 BESC1509 Bundoora Campus 2253
BESC1510 City Campus 2247
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Science of Human Nature 12 BESC1502 Bundoora Campus 2234
BESC1503 City Campus 2231
Applied Psychology Topics 12 BESC1407 Bundoora Campus 2235
BESC1408 City Campus 2232
Foundations of Artificial Intelligence for STEM 12 COSC2960 City Campus 3607
 
AND

*Top of page


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 Psychology 12 Yes BESC1182 City Campus 2264
Biological Psychology 12 Yes BESC1190 City Campus 2265
Research Methods in Psychology 12 Yes BESC1449 City Campus 2266
Cognitive Psychology 12 Yes BESC1178 City Campus 2241
Social Psychology 12 Yes BESC1186 City Campus 2242
Motivation and Organisational Psychology 12 Yes BESC1512 City Campus 2243
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Forensic Psychology 12 Yes BESC1429 City Campus 2267
Psychology of Gender 12 Yes BESC1441 City Campus 2268
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

*Top of page


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 Psychology 12 Yes BESC1437 City Campus 2269
Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences 12 Yes BESC1433 City Campus 2244
Professional Practices in Psychology 12 Yes BESC1453 City Campus 2270
Psychopathology and Models of Intervention 12 Yes BESC1445 City Campus 2245
Understanding Personality 12 BESC1403 City Campus 2271
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Forensic Psychology 12 Yes BESC1429 City Campus 2267
Psychology of Gender 12 Yes BESC1441 City Campus 2268
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Project 12 Yes BESC1466 City Campus 3487 2246
Psychology Field Placement 12 Yes BESC1492 City Campus 2247
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 

*Top of page



Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

 

STEM College

For any enquiries, please see our STEM College Student Lifecycle hub for contact information and support.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

*Top of page