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Bachelor of Psychological Science

Build a people-focused career.

Undertake an extensive range of key subjects and a career pathway to practising psychology. Cover fields such as personality; emotion; development; social, cultural and biological influences; and mental health. Access excellent facilities including up to 20 research laboratories, and a unique placement opportunity, and graduate for work in clinical, educational, organisational and academic settings.

Quick Facts

Duration: 3 years full-time
Start Date: March
Tuition Fee: $33,500
Location: Bedford Park, Australia
Prerequisites: None
Assumed knowledge: None
IELTS total:
Pearson overall score: 50
CRICOS code: 077358M
Delivery mode: On campus: Bedford Park

Why study Psychological Science at Flinders

  • Complete a nationally accredited major sequence in psychology
  • Enhance your career opportunities by combining your psychology degree with an area that suits your interests and career goals
  • Learn from internationally renowned researchers on core topics like brain function, autism, trauma, social justice, sleep disorders, learning and memory, and eating disorders
  • Gain essential knowledge and skills required for further study to practise as a registered psychologist
  • Gain skills and knowledge for other professions where psychology is beneficial such as government, social and community work, and statistics.

Practical experience

Cover a range of formal assessment tests and clinical methodologies used by practising psychologists, and connect theoretical knowledge and practical techniques with real-world problems.


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student


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:

  • graduate resource worker
  • youth worker
  • employment consultant
  • graduate market researcher
  • human resources consultant.

Potential employers include:

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

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.