Bachelor of Psychological Science with HonoursBachelors Honours Degree (C/w)
The Honours degree in psychology is a separate fourth year of study which may be undertaken following successful completion of an undergraduate degree. Upon completion of a three-year Bachelor of Psychological Science degree, eligible students may undertake a fourth year of study by enrolling in the Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours. Completion of this fourth year of study is the minimal educational qualification for conditional registration as a psychologist in NSW.
Interested applicants need to contact the School directly to discuss their eligibility and to find a suitable honours supervisor for their proposed honours topic prior to lodging their application. Apply directly to the University.
|Course Learning Outcome
Investigate, critically analyse, synthesise, and interpret complex knowledge about human behaviour and mental processes
Use reasoning and evidence to recognise, develop, defend, and criticise arguments and persuasive appeals
Develop innovative and creative responses to challenges in research and professional practices of psychology, and to problems in everyday life and in society
Demonstrate respect, integrity, responsibility, and adaptability in professional and research practice
|Knowledge of a discipline
Demonstrate an understanding of principles and methods of inquiry applicable to the science and practice of psychology
Demonstrate autonomy, reflection, and a high level of information literacy skills for lifelong learning in research and professional practice
|Communication and social skills
Communicate concisely and appropriately in an oral and written form in an academic and professional context
Apply scholarly and professional practices that are informed by cultural awareness and cultural competence, global perspectives, inclusivity, and respect for the rights of all persons
Completion of the Bachelor of Psychological Science degree plus completion of the Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours, meets the requirements for conditional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Both of these degrees are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
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.
Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
|Level of learning
|Contact the School of Health and Human Sciences for this course progression.
|Level of learning
|Research Thesis (Part 1 of 4) (Sem 1)
|Research Methods and Applied Project (Part 1 of 2)
|Ethics and Professional Issues (Parts 1 of 2)
|History and Philosophy of Psychology (Part 1 of 2)
|Advanced Seminars in Psychology (Part 1 of 2)
|Research Thesis (Part 2 of 4) (Sem1)
|Research Thesis (Part 3 of 4) (Sem2)
|Research Thesis (Part 4 of 4) (Sem2)
|Research Methods and Applied Project (Part 2 of 2)
|Ethics and Professional Issues (Part 2 of 2)
|History and Philosophy of Psychology (Part 2 of 2)
|Advanced Seminars in Psychology (Part 2 of 2)