Bachelor of Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience (Honours)

University of South Australia

The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) (Cognitive Neuroscience) degree provides students with the unique opportunity to explore the neural underpinnings of human cognition and behaviour. State-of-the-art learning facilities, such as on-campus laboratories, offer the opportunity to learn in a real-world environment. With this practical learning environment students graduate will the skills and confidence needed to work in a clinical or research setting.

Course Fee:

International: $111,600

Entry Requirements:

Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR; or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE; complete International Baccalaureate Diploma; complete or partially complete higher education program; complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above; complete a Diploma level or above; qualify for special entry; complete a Foundation Studies program AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


144 units; 12 psychology courses; 3 biology courses; 6 cognitive neuroscience courses; a research experience; an Indigenous studies course; a professional development course; 1 elective; advanced coursework and a research project.

Subjects you can Study:

Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience

Study Pathways:

Students who have completed a three-year degree in psychology or psychological science and wish to apply for the Honours year should lodge an online application direct to the University of South Australia via UniSA's Apply Online portal using the program code MHPU.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Magill 78.25 No Full time 4 years
Magill 78.25 No Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

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