Use your knowledge in psychology to help resolve issues in the workplace, recruit employees and improve individual and team performance.
In this double degree you will be equipped with highly marketable knowledge and skills that will enable you to engage with a broad range of managers, professionals and consultants.
You will graduate with advanced knowledge of people, human behaviour and have high level organisational, analytical, communication and decision-making skills. In addition, you will learn how to deal with people confidentially, tactfully, and work within rule (legislative and legal).
You will also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in either professional application or research.
To become a registered psychologist after graduating from this degree, you will need to complete a further year of psychology study and then two years of skills-based training
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What jobs can the Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations) lead to?
- Human resources officer
- Public relations officer
- Recruitment consultant
- Industrial relations officer
- Trade union official
- Training officer
and with further study
- Registered psychologist
- Endorsed psychologist
What you'll learn
- apply psychological theory to evidence based practice and extend the boundaries of knowledge through research; discriminate between valid processes to critically analyse problems and generate innovative solutions to psychological questions
- apply logical and rational processes to critically analyse problems and generate innovative solutions to psychological questions
- access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information and evidence from a range of sources applicable to Psychology
- communicate effectively with individuals, groups and communities
- select and effectively use appropriate technologies relevant to psychological research and practice
- demonstrate ability for self directed learning and reflective practice
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of international perspectives in psychology
- demonstrate understanding and respect for human rights and cultural diversity
- independently and collaboratively apply professional skills in an ethical manner