BH000 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (Honours)

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Plan: BH000 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (Honours)
Campus: Bundoora Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (Honours)
Award abbreviation: BAppSc(Psych)(Hons)
Total credit points: 96
Career: UGRD
Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time
Location: Bundoora Campus
Owning school: Health and Biomedical Sciences (173H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/health-and-biomedical-sciences/
ASCED code: 090701
CRICOS code: 037200J

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Purpose of the Program

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)(Honours) program will provide you with a thorough education in the scientific discipline of psychology and introduce you  to the application of the discipline. As a graduate, you will have sound evidence-based knowledge as a foundation for entering either employment where the knowledge and approaches of psychology can be used, or advanced level psychology programs (e.g., Master of Psychology or Doctoral level programs). In addition, as a graduates from this program you will acquire a basis for life-long learning in a changing world.

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Articulation and pathways

This program does not articulate with any other programs.

Applicants may be eligible for credit into other RMIT programs upon successful completion of this program.  Please check with the selection officer of the program of your choice.

Completion of this program will enable you to apply for entry into an APS approved Masters level award and may allow application to a Doctoral award.

 

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Entrance requirements

To be eligible to enrol in this course you must have successfully completed  an Australian Psychological Society approved 3 year sequence of study Psychology degree with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 and a cumulative percentage average of 70 – 75% in each year of study                                          

                                                              OR

any undergraduate degree and  successful completion of an Australian Psychological Society approved 4th year of study Graduate Diploma, with a cumulative percentage average of 70 – 75% in each year of study. 

Refer to the Australian Psychological Society  and the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council for further information on approved study

 

 

 

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). APAC is the official accreditation board of Australia's leading professional psychology organization, the Australian Psychology Society (APS) and is responsible for and accredits the program every five years.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT: www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at: www.rmit.edu.au/students.

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