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Psychology (Honours)

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Our prestigious psychology degree is the very best preparation for those wanting to become a registered psychologist.

Have you ever wondered what’s going through the minds of those around you? Here’s your chance to study the human mind, its development, how it perceives the world and more.

Your first year focuses on introductory psychology courses, with plenty of space for free elective courses from Science and across the University. In your second and third years you will focus more on psychological science with courses in social and developmental psychology, cognitive science, perception and development as well as psychology and law and health psychology depending on your area of interests.The final year sees you embark on your honours year conducting a research project in varied areas of psychology; you could undertake research in abnormal and clinical psychology; behavioural neuroscience; cognitive science, cognition and perception; data analysis and psychometrics; industrial and organisational psychology; and social, personality and developmental psychology.

This professional and highly competitive degree will prepare you for the Masters degree. The Masters degree will allow you to specialise in your chosen area of psychology, Clinical, Forensic or Organisational, and allow you to practice as a professional Psychologist.

On completion of your degree you are awarded a Bachelor of Psychology, 

Assumed Knowledge
Mathematics

Recommended Knowledge
English (Adv), Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Physics

Program Code: 

3632

UAC Code: 

429850

CRICOS Code: 

000826B

Award Level: 

  • Bachelor Degree

Award: 

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Minimum Units Of Credit for Award: 

192
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