Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Psychological Science

La Trobe University

Program Overview

Understanding human behaviour is core to running a successful business, an impactful organisation or an effective government. As rapidly changing technology disrupts the way we live, work and study, employers are searching for empathetic and socially minded professionals who can provide insights into our deepest needs and desires, and create new business solutions to match them.

Learn how to innovate business and shape behaviour with La Trobe's accredited Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Psychological Science. Carefully designed to give you sound commercial knowledge and skills, as well as a deep understanding of the human mind, it will help you become a highly valued professional in both the health and business sectors.

Understand what drives our choices, what makes us tick, and how businesses can meet our needs. You'll establish a grounding in psychology, exploring theories on individuals, groups and whole societies. You'll dig deep into how our brains affect our behaviour and how this develops over time. And you'll explore our commercial environment and learn how to create better systems and solutions for the humans and planet it serves.



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 39,600


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy For Higher Education
  • Data Analytics Concepts
  • Economic Issues And Public Policy
  • Introductory Psychology: Brain And Mind
  • Introductory Psychology: People And Culture
  • Scientific Foundations Of Psychology
  • Sustainability
  • Analyse And Ideate

Subject prerequisites

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

English language requirement

  • 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

The cost of studying at La Trobe University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 39,600 annually, to study in La Trobe University.

After graduation, you could pursue a wide range of specialist careers across business, psychological science and health. Your opportunities could include:

  • Psychologist
  • Public health worker
  • Management consultant
  • Market researcher
  • Policy advisor
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