The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with: a broad-based, strong and cohesive knowledge foundation for further studies in Psychology; a knowledge foundation for applied and fundamental research in Psychology; analytical, interpretive and integrative skills that have practical value for society as a whole; and the ability to reflect on Psychology and have a holistic view of Psychology and its applications in various contexts.

The curriculum consists of a minimum of 22 semester modules compiled as follows:

First Year Second Year Third Year Semester modules
Psychology 1A&B Semester 1:
Psychology 2A (Developmental Psychology)
Semester 2:
*Psychology 2D (Positive Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2F (Contemporary Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2H (Personality Psychology)
OR Sport Psychology 2B (SPS2B21)
Semester 1:
Psychology 3A (Research Psychology)
Semester 2:
*Psychology 3D (Psychopathology)
OR Psychology 3F (Psychotherapy: Theories and Models)
6
Semester 1:
Psychology 2C (Social Psychology)
Semester 2:
*Psychology 2D (Positive Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2F (Contemporary Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2H (Personality Psychology)
OR * Sport Psychology 2B (SPS2B21)

*If this module has been selected as part of a major subject, it cannot be selected as a Psychology elective
Semester 1:
Psychology 3C (Child and Family Psychology)
OR Psychology 3E (Community Psychology)
OR Psychology 3G (Cognitive Psychology)
Semester 2:
Psychology 3D (Psychopathology)*
OR Psychology 3F (Psychotherapy: Theories and Models)

*If this module has been selected as part of a major subject, it cannot be selected as a Psychology elective
4
Second major 1A&B Second major 2A&B Second major 3A&B 6
Elective 1A&B Elective 2A&B 4
**English 1C&1D 2
8-semester modules 8-semester modules 6-semester modules 22

Second major options: Anthropology, Communication, Classical Culture and Mythologies, Education Studies; Historical Studies, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology.

Electives: Anthropology, Education Studies, Classical Culture and Mythologies, Communication, Historical Studies, Philosophy; Religion and Sociology.

*Please note that preference will be given to BA Psychology students for entrance into Psychology Honours

**Students who have achieved an A or B for English in matric may substitute English 1C & 1D with another elective.

Program taught in:
English

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