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Bachelor of Science in Psychology/ Bachelor of Laws - SCSC01

Course Code: SCSC01
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Psychology
Canberra Law School
UAC Code: 365165
CRICOS Code: 099014J
English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.5, with no band score below 6.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Introduction

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is the main undergraduate degree course in psychology at University of Canberra.

With a focus on applied psychology and research, undergraduate psychology courses at UC introduce students to the latest theory, practice, and research in a diverse range of areas, including Developmental, Physiological, Social, Personality, Learning, Cognitive, and many others. Students can also choose elective units in Exercise Psychology, Health Psychology, and Forensic Psychology.

Importantly, undergraduate psychology degrees at UC prepare students not only for employment as psychologists, but also equips them with skills highly sought after by a diverse range of employers, including skills in critical analysis, communication, problem solving, team-work, and research.


Secure your future with a foundation in law.

If you've always aspired to a career in the legal profession then our Bachelor of Laws will get you there in minimum time. With an emphasis on practical legal problem solving, our degree will ground your legal education in the broader social and economic context and support your development as a socially responsible and ethical professional. With small class sizes and highly qualified and experienced staff, you will be encouraged to develop your advocacy abilities and legal skills, while understanding their connections to the theory and history of law. You will apply your talents in the real world with opportunities to complete a law internship and international study through linkages with law firms, government and non-government agencies and overseas universities.

You can also tailor your individual program of study by selecting from a variety of electives from many different areas of law that you may be interested in and accelerate your studies by learning through the winter term.

Career opportunities
A graduate of the Bachelor of Laws can work as a solicitor or barrister or in a variety of roles in the public and private sector including, legal practice, community legal work, In-house lawyer, policy adviser, justice policy, legislative drafting, as a researcher and in Law reform.

Course specific information
The UC Bachelor of Laws has professional accreditation with the Supreme Court of the ACT and the State of New South Wales. It allows students in their final year of studies to begin their Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. Qualify for admission to practice law as a solicitor or barrister, or undertake the Bachelor of Laws as a combined degree to widen your future career options.

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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If your course contains an open elective component of 12 credit points or more you may like to complete a breadth major or minor. For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

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 Laws LLB
Bachelor of Science in Psychology BSc Psych

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Science in Psychology Bachelor of Laws Diploma of Health Studies Associate Degree of Health Studies

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

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Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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Course Duration

Standard 5 year full time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.

Honours

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Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

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Enrolment Numbers

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