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Bachelor of Management/Bachelor of Science in Psychology - 830AA

Course Code: 830AA
Course Version: 3
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Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Business
Discipline of Psychology
CRICOS Code: 054140G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

This double degree course is designed for students who intend to follow career paths in either or both of Management and Psychology. Students are expected to find careers in either the private or public sectors. Students complete the Bachelor of Management and the Bachelor of Psychology concurrently.

A single degree may be taken out when at least 72 credit points have been attained and the requirements of that degree met.
The Bachelor of Management is designed for those who are making, or who plan to make, their careers in management in the business, public and non-governmental sectors. It is suitable both for those who have recently completed secondary studies and for those with some work experience. The course combines conceptual understanding and a practical orientation in Management, Government and Politics and Management, Governance and Policy.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

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Assumed Knowledge

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Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Management B Mgt
Bachelor of Science in Psychology BSc Psych

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.


Professional Accreditation

Accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC) and approved by the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
1. Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Management will have acquired a broad understanding of theory and practice in management. Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
Communication: ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.
Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.
2. They will have specialised in an area of management such as commerce, finance, information technology, governance, organisational performance, leadership, or change management students will have developed advanced skills in aspects of management such as accounting, human resources management, business analysis or communications. Students will have the ability to further develop skills and knowledge within the practice of management. As above for management specialisations.
3. Students will be able to recognise specific problem solving contexts and be able to apply analytical and creative skills, demonstrating communications skills for sharing ideas and working in teams with different mixes of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds. Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate solutions, implement solutions.

Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Communication: ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.
4. Graduates can be expected to be creative and responsible in their application of their acquired knowledge and skills as they respond to changing management practice. Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
Professionalism and social responsibility: in particular the capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.
Knowledge and understanding of the core topics in the discipline of Psychology, as required by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. Analysis and Enquiry.
Knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis of the discipline of Psychology. Knowledge of the research methods used by psychologists and ability to apply these methods to design and conduct studies, analyse and interpret results and write research reports. Analysis and Enquiry; Problem solving; Communication.
Ability to apply knowledge of the scientific method in a critical way to problems related to behaviour and mental processes, and the ability to distinguish scientific from other forms of evidence. Analysis and Enquiry; Problem solving.
Understanding and application of values, research and professional ethics in psychological research and other professional contexts. Professionalism and social responsibility; Working independently and with others
Ability to write a research report using APA conventions. Ability to effectively communicate orally in a variety of formats. Communication; Working independently and with others.
Ability to apply knowledge of psychology to a wide variety of areas. Capacity for ongoing independent learning, to sustain personal and professional development. Professionalism and social responsibility; Working independently and with others.

Course Duration

8 semesters full-time: equivalent part-time. maximum 20 semesters.

Honours

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Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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