Course code: #MBPU
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This is a specialised degree that will provide you with a solid understanding of the theory associated with psychology and counselling, as well as critical and analytical thinking skills, data management skills and research skills.
You will study various courses covering behavioural research methodologies, cognitive and technical skills and counselling practice.
You will apply your knowledge in a real-world environment when completing an industry placement during your final year of study.
You will also have the opportunity to explore further specific areas of interest with a series of specialist psychology courses (these courses are subject to student demand and staff availability). The courses include:
This is the only undergraduate university degree in South Australia specialising in counselling and interpersonal skills.
Graduates will come away with a strong understanding of psychological issues, as well as the analytical, communication and interpersonal skills needed to work with individuals, groups and communities.
In addition, you will learn from industry experts and award-winning researchers at a university ranked number one in the state for research in psychology.
Practical experience is also a key focus of this hands-on degree, and during your third year of study, you will embark on real-world industry placements.
International study opportunities are also available through the student exchange program.
1The only university in SA to have all its assessed Psychology and Cognitive Sciences research rated well-above world standard.
2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).
As part of your studies, you will complete an industry placement in your final year.
This practical component is a major focus of your studies and provides valuable hands-on experience and the opportunity for you to build important industry connections.
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If you do not meet the English language entry requirements, you can successful completion of the Centre for the English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program.
If they successfully complete the AE program at an appropriate level, students applying to these institutions will not need to take IELTS or any other English language test. Depending on their English level upon commencement of the AE program and their required IELTS score for further studies, students will study for between 10 and 40 weeks.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program or an equivalent program in your home country or a recognised Pathway or Foundation Studies Program.
If you are an international student studying Year 12 in Australia, you need to apply via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).
Successful completion of the Pre-University Certificate OR High School Diploma
Recent secondary education
Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent
Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Work and life experience
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