Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Australian National University ANU

Study the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) to understand the brain and human behaviour. Whether students' interests lie in mental health, personality disorders or the pure functioning of the brain, this degree will allow them to explore both the research and applied components of psychology. In third year students will have the opportunity to specialise in an area of interest before completing Honours in the fourth year where they will conduct a major research project. This program will better prepare those who intend to complete a postgraduate qualification in psychology and pursue a career as a clinical psychologist.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 qualification or international equivalent; or a completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma or Graduate Certificate; or at least 1 standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution; or an approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken. ATAR: 95, QLD Band: 4, International Baccalaureate: 37

Structure:

In this program students will study a total of 192 units. Typically students will take 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) and 8 courses per year (total of 48 units) as a full-time student. Students will complete 24 courses over the first 3 years (total of 144 units) plus 1 year of Honours (total of 48 units). Out of the 144 units in their first 3 years, 96 units (16 courses) must be science courses and the remaining 48 units (8 courses) can be from science OR non-science courses. The fourth and final year will be dedicated to Honours. See http://science.anu.edu.au/current-students/structuring-your-degree/bachelor-psychology-honours-structure for more information.

Subjects you can Study:

Abnormal psychology; Biological psychology; Cognitive psychology; Developmental psychology; Perceptual psychology; Social psychology

Further information:

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) must maintain an average of 75 per cent in Psychology courses each semester to remain in this program.

Recognition:

Australian Psychological Society

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 95 Yes Full time 4 years
Canberra 95 Yes Part time 8 years

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