Deakin University

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Deakin University

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

Deakin is the only Victorian university where you can study specialist psychology majors during your undergraduate degree, allowing you to learn more about what you’re passionate about. Apply your new skills in the real world with professional placements that strengthen your employment prospects and provides 140 hours of valuable industry experience. In your honours year, you’ll complete an individual research project and undertake advanced studies in counselling, psychological assessment, ethics and research methods.You can select a specialist major in Child and Family, Organisational Studies or Forensic Studies.As a graduate, you will be eligible to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist and for entry into APAC accredited masters or doctoral-level training programs that lead to full registration as a psychologist.


32 credit points. Most students choose to study 4 credit points per trimester and usually undertake two trimesters each year. No more than 10 credit points may be taken at level 1Students must complete a minimum of 7 credit points at each level. A maximum of 8 credit points (electives) may be taken outside the Faculty of Health.


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Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL 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.


All of the psychology courses offered at Deakin meet the requirements of the PBA and the Australian Psychological Society (APS), translating into excellent job and career opportunities for our graduates. Deakin's Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway to higher degree by research courses and other postgraduate coursework programs, including PhD

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) International: $144,168 No
  • Part-time : 8 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $144,168 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $144,168 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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