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Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Graduate Entry)

A nationally accredited psychology major is available to students who have already completed a degree in any discipline, with the Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Graduate Entry). This degree will help you enhance your understanding of human behaviour and to pursue further studies in psychology.

Quick Facts

Duration: 1 year full-time
Start Date: March
Tuition Fee: $33,800
Location: Bedford Park, Australia
CRICOS code: 085908G
Delivery mode: On campus: Bedford Park

Why study Psychological Studies at Flinders

  • Provides the equivalent of a major in psychology for graduates who hold a degree in another discipline
  • Suitable for graduates with a psychology major not accredited in Australia
  • Provides a grounding in theory and practice in core areas of basic and applied psychology
  • Prepares you for honours in psychology and subsequent higher degree studies towards registration as a psychologist

What you will study

The program develops knowledge of psychological theory and research regarding the factors influencing human behaviour and experience, and provides skills for the application of this knowledge to issues in the real world. You will undertake a core set of studies covering such fields as learning, motivation, personality, development across the lifespan, group processes, and biological and social influences on behaviour.


“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


Graduates are expected to find jobs in areas such as youth work, advertising and marketing, policy and research, consumer research, industrial relations, human resources, program coordination and welfare.

Potential employers include:

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

Professional accreditation/recognition

This program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.