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Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Explore the fascinating world of the mind and take the first step towards a professional career as a psychologist.Select where you studied and your qualification to see the minimum entry score you need to be considered for this program.Use the minimum entry score as a guide.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
2379, 084715C
Intake Months
Feb
International Fees
$37,760 per year / $151,040 total

About this course

In the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), you'll undertake comprehensive studies in psychology, including the study of neurodevelopmental, social, cognitive, biological, physiological and abnormal psychology.

Psychology prepares you for a range of exciting careers that require superior problem-solving, critical thinking and understanding of human behaviour. You may pursue work in areas such as human resource management, mental health and disabilities services, youth work, family and social services, market research and advertising, or statistical research.

Your psychology degree will also prepare you for further study, leading to a career in areas such as occupational therapy, speech pathology, audiology, counselling and more.

If you're contemplating a career as a psychologist, you'll need to complete postgraduate studies in psychology to gain full registration. This program will build the perfect foundation and provide important skills so you can progress to further study.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Complete foundation studies in psychological theory, research and practice.
  • Examine areas such as child development, neuroscience, learning and cognition, social and organisational psychology, psychological assessment, psychological research methods and evaluation of research.
  • Push the boundaries of knowledge and develop high-level skills in communication, research design, critical and analytical thinking, and project management when you complete an honours-level research project in your final year.
  • Understand the ways people behave, think and feel, and gain important skills so you can progress to further study or enter the workforce with confidence.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Clinical psychologist
  • Clinical neuropsychologist
  • Organisational psychologist
  • Geropsychologist
  • Sport and exercise psychologist
  • Health psychologist
  • Child and youth counsellor
  • Relationship counsellor
  • Family counsellor
  • Disability support worker