Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Build on your successes in the Bachelor of Psychological Science by completing Honours to enhance essential employability skills or take your first step to a career in research, academia and beyond. You'll gain a deeper understanding of research theory, design and practice principles introduced in your undergraduate degree. You'll study advanced theory in psychology and take part in a tailored psychology research methodology seminar. To apply your research knowledge and skills, you'll undertake an original research project under the supervision of expert staff from La Trobe's School of Psychology and Public Health to produce evidence-based solutions to current issues in psychology. By graduating with Honours, you'll not only gain an edge in an increasingly competitive job market, you'll also have the opportunity to advance to further coursework or research at Master's level or, for high achievers, direct entry into a PhD.

Standard entry requirements

  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited three year undergraduate degree in psychology completed within the past ten years with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 70%.
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Recognition

The Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Professional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia requires an APAC-accredited fourth year and additional or ongoing

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury-Wodonga International: $39,600 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Bendigo International: $39,600 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne International: $39,600 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online (Bundoora) No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Online (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Wednesday, Apr 27 2022

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