What will I learn?

Combine a psychology major with a second major in a range of disciplines concerned with human behaviour and development. With excellent facilities including up to 20 research laboratories, and unique placement opportunities, you will graduate for work in a variety of settings or continue on with further study.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in psychology and research methods
  • introductory topics towards your second major
  • a selection of elective topics.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in research methods, personality and social psychology, cognition and learning, human development, and psychological assessment and measurement
  • intermediate topics towards your second major
  • a selection of elective topics.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in research methods and applications of psychological science
  • a selection of psychology topics including introduction to clinical psychology; advanced social psychology; applied cognitive psychology; lifespan development in cultural perspective; mind, brain and behaviour; and forensic psychology – legal and clinical
  • advanced topics towards your second major.

Your career

The degree prepares you for a wide range of careers including youth work, advertising, marketing, policy and research, consumer research, industrial relations, human resources, program coordination and welfare. To register as a practising psychologist in Australia, you must complete an honours program in psychology and either two further years of supervised experience, or an approved qualification such as a Master of Psychology (Clinical).

Potential occupations include:

  • community rehabilitation worker
  • disability employment consultant
  • graduate HR consultant
  • research assistant
  • transition worker.

Potential employers include:

  • community health providers
  • consulting firms
  • government agencies
  • hospitals
  • market research companies
  • research centres and rehabilitation facilities

Which department am I in?

College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

CRICOS

023580G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,900.00 (US$ 20,260) per year
2020: AUD $31,800 (Annual fee)
Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Flinders University

Bedford Park Campus,

Sturt Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Flinders University recognizes international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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About this uni

Flinders is a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group and 90% of its research is rated world class or above.

  • Based in the city of Adelaide, Australia
  • Home to 4,800+ international students from 90+ countries
  • Students will benefit from practical, hands-on learning
  • International student services among best in Australia