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    Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) [End-on]

    James Cook University

    James Cook University


    Australia, Townsville

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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesSeptember-2024
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    Duration 1 year
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 36,200  / year
    Next Intake September-2024

    Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) [End-on]


    Examine human behaviour and hone valuable research skills with this fourth-year Psychology training program. Pursue an independent research project and find your pathway within the field.

    Take the next step in your journey to becoming a registered Psychologist. JCU Psychology graduates are highly skilled and prepared for the future of science. The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) [End-on] can be used as a pathway into the Master of Psychology (Clinical) or the Master of Professional Psychology at JCU.

    Benefit from JCU’s research focus and learn from experienced lecturers and leading industry professionals. Engage with and contribute to current research projects and listen to seminar discussions from national and international experts.

    Study the methods and ethics of scientific investigations and evidence-based practice. Access JCU’s observation suites and learn how to devise and implement an independent research project. A core strength of the degree is its versatility. You’ll emerge within an expanding job market that offers numerous career opportunities.

    View the Handbook for a detailed overview of available subjects.

    If you are interested in studying psychology and have an undergraduate degree in a different field, JCU's online Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Bridging) is designed to introduce you to the study of psychology and help you prepare to progress into further study. Find out more about the Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Bridging).

    Inherent requirements

    Inherent requirements are the identified abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours that must be demonstrated, during the learning experience, to successfully complete a course. These abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours preserve the academic integrity of the University’s learning, assessment, and accreditation processes, and where applicable, meet the standards of a profession.  For more information please review the inherent requirements for the Bachelor of Psychological Science.

    This course provides a foundation of Information Technology and Information System skills for entrants with limited IT experience. It also provides opportunities for experienced Information Technology and Systems professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas.

    You will learn how to apply Information Systems and Technologies in meeting current business needs in a real-world environment by integrating theoretical learnings with the practical application and experiences learnt through working on projects with real clients.

    You will graduate with relevant practical experiences to help you hit the ground running into a successful and exciting career in your chosen field.

    MITS also provides an optional opportunity for high achieving students to qualify to participate in a research project, offering valuable experience for your future career, or potentially being the first step on your path to a PhD.


    Entry Requirements

    AQF level 7 bachelor degree that includes an APAC-approved three-year sequence in psychology, completed in the past 10 years with a 5.5 GPA; or an APAC-approved bridging degree that includes foundational competencies, completed in the past 10 years with a 5.5 GPA; or equivalent.

    English language requirements

    Band 1

    If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.

    English Program Requirements

    International students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening. Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement.

    English competency requirements may also be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree or master degree from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, or
    • Undergraduate degree taught in English from a South African University.


    JCU Psychology graduates emerge with a broad skillset and go on to study and work in various specialised health fields.

    Graduates pursue careers in various areas including private practice and consulting firms, academic and applied research settings, human resources, advertising, research, sport, and education.

    After completing an internship involving supervised practice, you could find employment as a clinical psychologist, counselling psychologist, educational psychologist, forensic psychologist or occupational psychologist.

    To become eligible for registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, you are required to complete a minimum 6-year sequence of education and supervised training. Visit the Psychology Board of Australia website for more information on registration requirements.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 36,200 

    How to Apply

    STEP 1: Choose and research your course

    STEP 2: Prepare your documents

    STEP 3: Lodge your application

    STEP 4: Accept your offer

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