Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?

The Honours year in psychological studies is a separate award which permits our psychology graduates and other psychology graduates to take a challenging fourth year of undergraduate study by coursework and research. Entry is limited. Check the University Handbook for more information on terms and conditions. The award is offered at Bankstown campus. For those students who meet entry requirements, this award provides an accredited fourth year of study enabling registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
Opportunity for Further Study on completion of course

Graduates of the Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours) may be interested in furthering their studies with a Research Degree. Alternatively, graduates who are seeking to further their studies to gain professional recognition, the Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) is available for application.
Career Opportunities:
Graduate opportunities

As a graduate you will have access to psychology positions in both government departments and the private sectors, such as:

clinical, industrial and organisational psychology
counselling psychology
vocational psychology
clinical psychology
developmental disability
educational psychology
Research and Academia:

Graduates of honours programs also have the opportunity to pursue careers in research and academia.

Research involves compiling data, analyzing trends and noting observations, to generate reports that are used to assist with the development of that field of study.


Which department am I in? School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have Australian Year 12 Higher School Certificate in or outside Australia; International Baccalaureate in Australia; New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), Level 3. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82, Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have:
successful completion of Year 12 with an ATAR of 60
successful completion of a recognized foundation studies program
One year of university studies or completion of a qualification equivalent to an Australian AQF certificate IV.
Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Full Time (3 years)

Contact provider

5 March 2018

Bankstown Campus MILPERRA, New South Wales, 2214, SYDNEY, Australia