Overview

Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. It is one of the most interesting and challenging areas of scientific inquiry with the potential to benefit both individuals and society as a whole. Topics of study include learning, memory, cognition, perception, neuroscience, and developmental, forensic, social and abnormal psychology. You will gain an integrated and comprehensive knowledge in the main discipline areas of psychology and develop strong research, analytical and communication skills. This is a four-stage full-time program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). It is fully accredited and satisfies the minimum requirement for provisional registration. At the completion of this degree you can head out into the workforce or continue along the path to becoming a registered psychologist by completing an additional two-year professional Masters degree in Psychology. You can also choose to do further study and research such as Masters degree (Research) or PhD.

Program Code

3632

UAC Code

429850

CRICOS Code

088874M

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

189

Why choose this degree?

This degree enables you to concentrate on Psychology courses across the undergraduate degree with more Psychology courses required than other undergraduate Psychology pathways. No preference is given to any particular undergraduate program; entry is based solely on performance in undergraduate studies in Psychology.  

Who should choose this degree?

Completion of a four-year undergraduate Psychology sequence is a minimum prerequisite for entry into Professional Master’s programs in Psychology that form the basis of professional training and registration as a Psychologist. The Honours program also provides an academic foundation for further study and research such as Master’s degree (Research) or PhD.

Majors

  • Psychology

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Psychologist
  • Organisational psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Market researcher/analyst
  • Business/management consultant

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

This degree meets the requirements of an accredited four-year undergraduate sequence in Psychology and comprises the first two steps on the six-year pathway to becoming a registered psychologist.

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

91.55

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

98.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

98.00

2019 A levels 4

21

2019 IB Diploma 5

40

2019 QLD OP 6

2

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

The 2019 A levels score is based on four Advanced Level (A2) subject. Entry scores are calculated from the best three or four A2 subjects (excluding repeated subjects) using the following values: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. At most one Applied A Level subject may be included in the best four subjects used to calculate the aggregate.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$9,527*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 2

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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