In Partnership with the University of the Sunshine Coast of Sippy Downs, Queensland, Australia

In 2012, Arellano University entered into a 3+2 articulation agreement with the University of the Sunshine Coast to provide a pathway to AU students for them to earn USC's Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) degree. AU students who finish three years of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology of Special Children and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology programs of AU, become eligible to transfer to USC's campus in Sippy Downs, Queensland, Australia. The students will then study for another two years to earn the degree. The Bachelor of Science (Psychology) program of USC is accredited with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. The program enables students to obtain a broad understanding of core topics in Psychology and introduces them to the professional practice of psychology covering areas such as cognitive, social, perceptual, physiological, intercultural, indigenous and abnormal psychologies. Studies also cover human development, motivation and emotion, personality and assessment and human associative learning. Electives enable students to link to other areas such as counseling, human services, health promotion and sports psychology. ( Graduates of the program will find career opportunities in the fields of health and education services, community work, training and development, human resource management, exercise science and research.

Transfer Requirements

1. Students must be at least 18 years of age

2. Original transcript of records indicating that the student finished two years of either the Bachelor of Science in Psychology of Special Children or the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program of AU.

3. Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 5.5

4. Australian Student Visa

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