BP154 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)

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Plan: BP154 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)
Campus: City Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

The Program Learning Outcomes associated with this Program are derived from guidelines set by APAC (the accreditation body) and consultation with key stakeholders. The Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) program will provide students with a thorough education in the scientific discipline of psychology and introduce them to the application of the discipline. Graduates 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. Honours or Graduate Diploma in Psychology).

In addition, graduates from this program will acquire a basis for life-long learning in a changing world:

The Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) are:

PLO1: Understand appropriate and relevant fundamental and applied evidence based knowledge and undertake life-long learning to improve personal and professional practice

PLO2: Demonstrate a capacity to employ a variety of approaches and procedures to research to permit judgements and decisions to be supported by appropriate evidence that places practice within a global and local context.

PLO3: Applies knowledge to diagnose and solve problems in a wide range of diverse situations, with an ability to work independently or with others and incorporate the analysis of evidence based scientific literature to solve psychological problems.

PLO4: Engage in dialogue with a diverse range of people and communicate in a broad range of forms (written, electronic, graphic, oral) to meet the circumstances of the situation and the capabilities of the audience.

PLO5: Maintain tolerance and respect for individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds, holding diverse values, adhering to professional expectations and demonstrating ethical behaviour

PLO6: Develop collaborative partnerships with colleagues, other professionals and the community that build on the capacity of others and develop open and flexible relationships that adapt to evolving needs and aspirations



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