Deakin University

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Gain an insight into why people think, feel and behave the way they do. After a solid foundation in the elements of human behaviour, your Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) year allows you to pursue a career as a psychologist and prepare yourself for postgraduate study.During your honours year, you will have the chance to build on your relevant undergraduate degree and learn an extended range of psychological assessment methods, as well as gain an understanding of the process of formulating psychological opinion in casework.The research and analytical skills you develop in your honours year will strengthen the quality of your research projects and become indispensable tools in your future career.Upon graduating, you will be eligible to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA).


To complete the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) students must attain 8 credit points.


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Standard entry requirements

The prerequisite for entry to the course is:Internal applicants:Bachelor Degree from Deakin University with an approved three-year major sequence in psychology orGraduate Diploma in Psychological Science or Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies from Deakin University.External Applicants:Bachelor Degree (with an APAC accredited three-year major sequence in psychology) or a Foundation Level 1 APAC accredited Psychology course or equivalent.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waterfront International: $34,200 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $34,200 No

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