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OR VET qualification
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
Students will be able to select from a broad range of commerce majors while gaining core competencies in psychology theory and practice. This will be particularly beneficial to commerce students wanting to develop advanced skills like being able to analyse and predict client behaviour in the financial services sector, through applying psychological and social science models. This broader knowledge and skill set will enhance career options in accounting, financial planning, finance or economics.
The Bachelor of Psychological Science offers several courses relevant to organisational practice, including counselling skills, coaching and group facilitation, occupational psychology, and organisational psychology. Graduates will also develop the ability to apply research methods and analytical tools to examine local, national, and international commercial issues.
Bachelor of Commerce majors include:
This program is offered full-time and part-time at the Mt Gravatt (Psychological Science component) and Nathan (Commerce component) campuses, and at the Gold Coast campus. You may choose to study courses at other campuses where the program structure allows.
As a full-time student you will generally attend 12-15 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 3 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
You will be equipped for a career in a range of private, public sector or not-for-profit organisations where you could work in areas such as accounting, administration, auditing, business management, commercial and taxation law, managerial accounting, and taxation. Opportunities exist for exciting and challenging careers locally, nationally and internationally, and aren't limited to accounting firms.
You will find career opportunities in government, private enterprise and not-for-profit organisations across various disciplines including marking and advertising, human services, healthcare, economics, policy development, research and evaluation of programs and services.
You will be prepared for work in the banking and finance industry as an analyst or advisor, in property development or real estate; in government policy in fields such as the environment, health, education and transport; or in large mining companies analysing markets and investment opportunities. You may also find career opportunities in major international organisations such as the World Bank, the United Nations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Asian Development Bank.
You will be prepared for work as a financial advisor or controller, financial planner, or stockbroker. You may also find opportunities in insurance and superannuation, futures, options and foreign exchange trading.
You will be equipped for a career as a financial planner, financial advisor or controller, or stockbroker. You will also find opportunities in insurance and superannuation, futures, options and foreign exchange trading.
The Bachelor of Psychological Science is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
Professional recognition will vary depending upon your choice of major and the courses you have completed.
As a Bachelor of Psychological Science graduate, you will be eligible for Affiliate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society. Further study is required to qualify for provisional registration as a Psychologist.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 28.0||$350.00||$28,000.00|
|2019||Fee Band 27.0||$337.50||$27,000.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.