this bed is cold , i'm all alone
look up at the stars they laugh at me.
look up at the stars they laugh at me.
okay ! so i was thinking about what to do when i finish high school . and i kinda planned it out :) , not sure if i actually want to keep to this plan of mine , depending on weather or not i get into what im trying to do . ha .. who knows ? im doing pretty good at school at the moment , happy with grades, though, english cooooooooould get better , haha im horrid at english ... art, maths, information tech A's , religion & sciences B's... ehhhhhh.
but ! here is my plan : im going to go to QUT and do this:
Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) (HL47)
CRICOS code: 065615J
Course duration (full-time): 4 years
Domestic fees (indicative): 2009: CSP $2,885 (indicative) per semester
International fees (per semester): 2009: $10,000 (indicative) per semester (subject to annual review)
QTAC code: 425112
Past rank cut-off: 82
Past OP cut-off: 10
OP Guarantee: Yes
Assumed knowledge: English (4, SA)
Total credit points: 432
Course coordinator: Nursing component - Ms Jo Ramsbotham; Psychology component - Dr Julie Hansen
Campus: Kelvin Grove
This double degree program prepares graduates to meet current requirements for a nursing career and also provides the skills to deal with situations where a knowledge of human behaviour would be an advantage eg in a counselling environment. On completion of this program, students have the option to apply for a fourth year program in psychology, in order to gain provisional registration as a psychologist.
NOTE: This course is currently subject to approval by the Queensland Nursing Council.
Graduates of this course may find employment in a range of health care settings Professional recognitionThis course is recognised by the Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA) as satisfying the academic requirements for admission as a professional member. The Bachelor of Nursing is an accredited nursing pre-registration course of the Queensland Nursing Council (QNC).
For further information on registration requirements please visit www.qnc.qld.gov.au
The Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
To pursue a career in a professional area of psychology you must be registered with your state registration board. This currently involves completing a fourth year of study in psychology (eg Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology) or Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology), followed by either two years of supervised work experience or the completion of an appropriate higher degree such as a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), Master of Clinical Psychology or Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental).
Other course requirements
Students must be issued with a blue card prior to having contact with children.
For more information visit bluecard.qut.comso
yeah , thats just like the basic psychology & nursing as a backup if psychology doesn't work out. after i complete that im going to enroll into :
Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology) (PY09)
CRICOS code: 061159E
Course duration (full-time): 2 Semesters
Course duration (part-time): 4 Semesters (may not be available by evening study)
Domestic fees (indicative): 2009: CSP $2,739 (indicative) per semester
International fees (per semester): 2009: $9,750 (indicative) per semester (subject to annual review)
Domestic entry: February only (no mid-year entry). Closing date for applications is 1 October of the previous year in which you are applying for entry (applications submitted by 17 October 2009 will be accepted as previously advertised). International entry: February only (no mid-year entry). Closing date for applications is 1 October of the previous year in which you are applying for entry (applications submitted by 17 October 2009 will be accepted as previously advertised).
Total credit points: 96
Course coordinator: Dr Renata Meuter
Campus: Kelvin Grove
The Honours program builds on an undergraduate Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited psychology degree and provides an opportunity for advanced study and research. Successful completion of the Honours program meets the academic requirements for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychologist Registration Board of Queensland.
Entry to this course is competitive. To be considered for admission, candidates: - must hold an undergraduate degree accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as an entry point into an honours program (for example QUT's PY45 Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology))
- must have with an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 5
- must have a GPA of at least 5 across APAC accredited second and third year psychology units
- must have successfully completed an APAC accredited third year statistics unit (PYB350 or equivalent). QUT ApplicantsFor applicants with a QUT bachelor's award, the base level requirements for consideration for inclusion in the Honours program will be:
- a minimum GPA of 5 in the overall undergraduate degree program
- at least a pass in PYB350 Advanced Statistical Analysis (or its equivalent)
- a minimum overall GPA of 5 in the prescribed second and third year Psychology units listed below, or their equivalent. Entry is competitive based on GPA in these prescribed units:
PYB203 Developmental Psychology
PYB205 Social Psychology
PYB208 Counselling Theory and Practice 1
PYB210 Research Design and Data Analysis
PYB302 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
PYB303 Cognitive Psychology
PYB304 Physiological Psychology
PYB311 Psychological Assessment.
A change in the PY45 core sequence may have resulted in some students completing a slightly different sequence. Specifically,
PYB202 Social and Organisational Psychology (to replace PYB205 and PYB302)
PYB204 Perception and Cognition (to replace PYB201 and PYB303)
PYB309 Individual Differences and Assessment (to replace PYB206 and PYB311)
For applicants with an APAC-accredited bachelor award other than from QUT, similar requirements are expected. Certified copies of complete academic transcripts and evidence of their eligibility to undertake an honours program at their home institution must be provided with applications. Non-QUT ApplicantsFor applicants with Bachelor's awards other than from QUT, similar requirements will be expected. They will also be required to provide certified copies of complete academic transcripts and evidence of their eligibility to undertake an Honours program at their home institution.
The courses comprises of eight 12 credit point units. Coursework includes the compulsory unit PYB407 Research and Professional Development Seminar; plus elective units, chosen from cognitive neuropsychology, developmental psychology, counselling psychology, or organisational psychology. The research component of the program entails one research methods unit and an individual thesis. PYB400 Thesis is undertaken in modules throughout the program and initially students complete a research plan which sets out the project. This is followed by the collection, analysis and writing-up of the data. All coursework units have 3 contact hours per week. Research thesis units contact is as required by the supervisor. International Student Entry International students may enroll only in full-time studies.
now, AFTER i finish this (this is like four years into studying) . i plan to then enroll into :
Master of Clinical Psychology (PY18)
CRICOS code: 052769J
Course duration (full-time): 4 semesters
Course duration (part-time): 8 semesters
Domestic fees (indicative): 2009: CSP $2,600 (indicative) per semester: Full fee tuition $6,750 (indicative) per semester International fees (per semester): 2009: $10,000 (indicative) per semester (subject to annual review)
Domestic entry: February (closing date for applications is 1 October of the previous year in which you are applying for entry. Applications submitted by 17 October 2009 will be accepted as previously advertised).
International entry: February (closing date for applications is 1 October of the previous year in which you are applying for entry. Applications submitted by 17 October 2009 will be accepted as previously advertised). Total credit points: 192 Standard credit points/full-time semester: 48
Course coordinator: Prof Ian Shochet
Campus: Kelvin Grove
The Master of Clinical Psychology offers students the opportunity for advanced training in clinical theory, skills and research. These are three skills fundamental to the professional practice of clinical psychology and psychotherapy. The program emphasises an integrative approach drawing upon evidence-based psychotherapies including relational psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural, and systemic narrative therapies across the lifespan. A psychology clinic provides practicum opportunities to work with adults, children and families in a real-world learning context. There are opportunities for supervised practica in a variety of counselling and clinical setting including the clinic and external community agencies and health settings.
The course prepares graduates to work in a wide range of hospital, community and private practice settings, in areas that require clinical and psychotherapy skills, case management, management of health services, needs assessment and program evaluation, health promotion and education, and supervision.
Entry to this course is competitive. To be considered for admission, applicants should hold an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-approved four years training or its equivalent from QUT or another recognised institution. A minimum requirement for eligibility for entry is a grade point average (GPA) of 5 or above in fourth year, and two referee reports. Referees will be required to comment on the academic and personal suitability of the candidate and their overall level of support for the candidate’s application. Applicants are shortlisted in priority order on the basis of their GPAs. Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview to assess their interpersonal skills in a clinical context. In the case of international applicants, this is conducted via telephone. Admission is based on the candidate’s GPA, interview and referee reports.
Information on applying for entry to the course is available at: http://www.studentservices.qut.edu.au/info/forms/ top Professional recognition The course is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the APAC, the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists, and the Psychologists Board of Queensland, and provides a graduate with eligibility to apply to register as a psychologist in Queensland or any other state or territory in Australia. top Registration requirements All students seeking registration with the Queensland Psychologists Board as a registered psychologist will be required to register as a psychologist with probationary conditions for the duration of the program.
and then im set ! i have my masters and hopefully start or join a private practice or get into a hospital and if it doesn't work out then i always have nursing to fall back on . ahh well , my mind could change tomorow .
-au revoir .