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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Psychology - ARSC01

Combine the creativity of a versatile and professionally-oriented arts degree with the clinical psychological insights of a psychology degree and use that knowledge to explore new career possibilities.

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Psychology double degree will help you develop the necessary knowledge and skills to become an innovative and globally engaged creative thinker – with a clear and critical understanding of scientific psychology theories and research methods – while also establishing a solid foundation for those considering becoming a professional psychologist.

If you’re a creative thinker committed to pursuing a career as an engaging, thought provoking catalyst for change, then make sure you register for this course today.

Combine a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology at UC and you will:

  • explore creative ideas and ideologies designed to stimulate discussion and influence change
  • increase your knowledge of the scientific basis and core topics in the discipline of psychology, including in the areas of psychopathology, cognition and perception
  • increase your knowledge of the research methods used by psychologists and learn how to apply these methods to the design and conduct of studies and analyse and interpret results and write reports
  • enhance your ability to apply your knowledge in a critical way to problems related to behaviour and mental processes, and learn to distinguish scientific evidence
  • increase your understanding and application of values, research and professional ethics in psychological research and other professional contexts.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.


  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

A UC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree opens many doors in a range of sectors in both the public and private health care systems, including:

  • clinical psychology
  • policy and research
  • youth work
  • consumer research
  • advertising and marketing
  • human resources
  • industrial relations
  • program co-ordination and welfare.

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.

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