University of Canberra

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours)

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

The Honours course in Psychology extends what you learned in the undergraduate degree about how and why people think, feel, and act the way they do.The course will develop your understanding of the complexities of human behaviour, and the professional, ethical, and social contexts of the science and practice of psychology. As part of this course you will also conduct an independent research project that will be written as a thesis and may lead to publication.This course is fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.On graduation you will be eligible for provisional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, which means you can then apply for entry into the Master of Clinical Psychology course.


24 credit points

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements: completion of a qualifying psychology degree which is accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC) or equivalent* within the last 10 years. The qualifying degree can be either:
  • A three year undergraduate psychology course or
  • A Graduate Diploma for candidates who previously completed an undergraduate degree in a different discipline
  • Credit average in the APAC-required second and third year psychology units or graduate diploma units. Entry is competitive. Applications are ranked by performance (GPA) in the APAC-required second and third year psychology / graduate diploma units. Thus, a higher than minimum GPA is generally needed to be offered a place.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $34,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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