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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Part-Time)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: Murdoch University

Course Introduction

As one of Australia’s leading universities, Murdoch University is a progressive, dynamic and modern institution with an international reputation for quality teaching excellence, research and student satisfaction.

Rankings
 
• Ranked in the World’s Top 100 Universities under 50 years old
(Times Higher Education Young University 2017 – Top 200 global universities under 50 years old)
• Ranked in the Top 100 Best Universities in the Asia-Pacific region
(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017)
• Ranked in the World’s Top 100 Most International Universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016 – Top 200 Most International Universities)

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Single Major) from Murdoch University. The degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in Australia.

Curriculum Overview

Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)
  • Australian Psychological Society (APS)
CORE UNITS

Psychology

 
PSY141  Introduction to Psychological Science
PSY173 Introduction to Psychological Research  Methods
PSY101 Introduction to Cultural Psychology
PSY388  Psychology: Abnormal Behaviour
PSY294 Psychology: Cognitive Processes
PSY392 Psychology: Family Relations and Social Development
PSY286 Psychology: Human Development
PSY391  Psychology: Individual Differences and Performance
PSY287  Psychology: Self and Society
PSY285  Psychology: Social Bases of Behaviour
PSY393  Psychology: The Developing Mind
PSY251  Psychology: Biological Bases of Behaviour


Students are required to complete the following common units:
BSC201 Psychology: Measurement, Design and Analysis
BSC302 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
BRD209 Creativity and Innovation
BRD251 Wellbeing

 

Entry Requirements

Students with Polytechnic Diplomas, Kaplan Diplomas or Murdoch University-recognised Private Diplomas will be given exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. They can complete the course in 16 months instead of 28 months.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Single Major) accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing:

These include:
•Polytechnic Diploma
•Advanced Diploma
• Kaplan Diploma
• Private Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
• ACCA

Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Business programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with Murdoch University.

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification of higher, where the language of instruction was English.

English requirement for International students:
•Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University English language requirement.
Please refer to http://www.murdoch.edu.au/_document/International-students/Murdoch_English_Entry_Requirements_Undergraduate.pdf

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, textbooks, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

- Programme fee:
  • S$25936.80 (Single Major*) payable in 4 instalments
- Receive S$400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree programme. T&Cs apply.
Education Loan
Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements. 
Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 - 24 months)

Non-tuition Fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
  • Application fee: S$181.90
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subject to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 7 October 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method

Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme. Students have the flexibility to plan their study schedule. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours. The Dean from Murdoch University is based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
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