The one-year Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours adds to the skills and knowledge acquired during your Bachelor degree, and moves you closer to a career as a registered psychologist.
With the guidance and support of our academics, you can focus on a research project of your own choosing and thus grow your understanding of research methodologies and data analysis.
Graduates are highly suitable for employment within various government departments, particularly those connected with health, social and disability services, youth service, corrective services, the armed services, research agencies and education. The private sector is also a big employer of psychologists in management, human resources and specialised consultancy services.
Completion of this fourth year of study following an undergraduate degree in psychological science is the minimal educational qualification for conditional registration as a psychologist in NSW.
Applicants for admission to candidature shall normally have satisfied the requirements prescribed in the Rule 5 of the University's Rules Relating to Awards; and
These qualifications must have been completed within the last 10 years unless approved by the Course Coordinator.
Offers will be made according to academic merit and supervisory resources.
Applicants with international qualifications need to have their qualifications assessed by the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
In order to register with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency [AHPRA], standards for English language must be met. See https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration/Registration-Standards/English-language-skills.aspx for further information.
The one-year Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours allows students to focus on a research project of their choice with the support of specialist academics.
Graduates of this course are highly suitable for employment within various government departments, particularly those connected with health, social and disability services, youth service, corrective services, the armed services, research agencies and education. Private industry is also a large employer of psychologists in management, human resources and specialised consultancy services.
Rules concerning Bachelors Degrees with Honours (where Honours is taken as a separate year) can be found under Rule 5 in the University's Rules Relating to Awards.
The Honours course comprises the equivalent of 8 units of study.To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:
Class of Honours
This degree may be awarded in the following classes:
1. First Class;
2. Second Class (Division 1);
3. Second Class (Division 2); or
4. Third Class.