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: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 029765E

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2020 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

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

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 City campus core courses, 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 Psychology12BESC1123City Campus2138
Psychology of Everyday Thinking12BESC1071City Campus2138
Statistical Computing12YesMATH1276City Campus2139
Foundations of Psychology12BESC1126City Campus2140
Statistics12YesMATH1278City Campus2140
Psychology of Social Life12BESC1072City Campus2141
Environmental Psychology12BESC1510City Campus2142
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 Nature12BESC1503City Campus2142
Applied Psychology Topics12BESC1408City Campus2143
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

You are required to have successfully completed relevant prerequisites - BESC1126/BESC1125 Foundations of Psychology and BESC1123/BESC1122 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 Campus2144
Biological Psychology12YesBESC1190City Campus2145
Research Methods in Psychology12YesBESC1449City Campus2146
Cognitive Psychology12YesBESC1178City Campus2145
Social Psychology12YesBESC1186City Campus2146
Motivation and Organisational Psychology12YesBESC1512City Campus1094
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 Campus2148
Psychology of Gender12YesBESC1441City Campus2150
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 2135, Flex Term, 1031);

COSC1078 Introduction to Information Technology (Semester 1, class number 3213);

MATH1279 Statistical Analysis 1 (Semester 1, class number 3178);

MATH1280 Statistical Analysis 1 (Semester 1, class number 3176);

OHTH2083 Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health (Semester 2, class number 2922);

MATH2214 Advanced Statistical Analysis (Semester 2, class number 3143);

MATH1281 Statistical Analysis 2 (Semester 2, class number 3139);

MATH1282 Statistical Analysis 2 (Semester 2, class number 3140);

ONPS1118 Nutrition Principles (Semester 2, class number 3275);

BESC1503 The Science of Human Nature (Semester 2, class number 2142)

 

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 Campus2151
Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences12YesBESC1433City Campus2151
Professional Practices in Psychology12YesBESC1453City Campus2153
Psychopathology and Models of Intervention12YesBESC1445City Campus2152
Understanding Personality12BESC1403City Campus2135
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 Campus2148
Psychology of Gender12YesBESC1441City Campus2150
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 Campus21582154
Psychology Field Placement12YesBESC1492City Campus2155
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 

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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.

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