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Bachelor of Psychological Science

Study the human mind and develop a strong foundation of psychological theory, practice, and research skills with JCU’s Bachelor of Psychological Science.


Median graduate salary* *Good Universities Guide 2022, UG study area

Access the best

State-of-the-art facilities

Access to expertise

Learn from expert academics



  • Townsville: February, July



+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


3 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

ATAR 69.35

English (Units 3/4,C)

QTAC Codes

  • 311081

Course detail

Real stories

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    Patrick Twivey

    Bachelor of Psychological Science

    I chose to study at JCU as I knew of the great reputation it has for job success and educational outcomes. The small class sizes mean that the lecture and tutorial staff are more accessible if you have any questions. One highlight so far is learning about biological processes and how these drive behaviour.

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    Luana Healey

    Bachelor of Psychological Science

    I was impressed with the variety of subjects while studying the Bachelor of Psychological Science, including Forensic Psychology and Personality Psychology. My experience with Indigenous staff and peers has been a highlight throughout my university years and has provided rewarding and culturally strong opportunities.

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    Julie Marshall

    Bachelor of Psychological Science

    The highlights of my course are the lifelong friendships that I have made with classmates, and the connections that I have made with those already working in different areas of psychology. Thinking about studying psychological science at JCU? Do it!

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    Dr Craig Thorley


    Psychology at JCU is based in a small and friendly college where staff can get to know our students and offer them the kinds of support not found in other larger universities. I like working at JCU as it is a truly world-class university that produces research that makes a real difference to people’s lives.

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    Ann Nicholls

    Manager Offender Development, Lotus Glen Correctional Centre, Custodial Operations

    It is great having JCU graduates on staff. The JCU school of Psychology clearly has experienced and knowledgeable lecturers, tutors and staff. The graduates bring a solid knowledge base, enthusiasm and energy to grow and build on their study, plus a genuine care to support the team around them.