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    Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Psychology)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Online

    Course Code

    043510M

    Campuses

    Ipswich

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines22-Jan-2025
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 32,640  / year
    Next Intake 22-Jan-2025

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Psychology)

    About

    • The Bachelor of Science (Honours) majoring in Psychology gives you the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in professional areas of psychology such as counselling, ethics, assessment, and intervention as well as your research skills.
    • This degree involves both coursework and a research project conducted under the supervision of a staff member.
    • The skills you will learn will help you gain the competencies necessary to be an effective scientist-practitioner.

    Further study

    Successful completion of honours will qualify you for application for entry into postgraduate programs, including masters and PhD studies.

    Professional accreditation

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology is fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as a fourth-year program in psychology.

    As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program, you will be eligible to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. However, there is a requirement to complete a further two years of supervised practice or an approved masters program after initial registration. You would also eligible to apply to the Australian Psychological Society for Associate Membership. If you achieve a high level of honours (either First Class or Second Class, Division A), you would be eligible to apply for a Masters program or PhD at UniSQ and other universities.

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent in the area of Honours study from a recognised institution, with a minimum GPA of 5.0 (credit)
    • Be current in your major area of study. You should have commenced your undergraduate degree no earlier than 8 years previous to the year of application and will have satisfied requirements for the award of that degree no more than 3 years previously.
    • Candidates for the Psychology major must have completed a program of study approved by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as constituting the first 3 years (or equivalent) of study in psychology within the last 3 years.
    Places within the Bachelor of Science (Honours) specialising in Psychology are limited by quota. Quota size is determined by the availability of supervision places. Selection from applicants who met admission requirements will be based on ranking by GPA from previous psychology studies.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    Pathways

    If you don’t meet the entry requirements, don’t worry, there are pathway options available to you.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    • Once you are provisionally registered, you may work with an approved supervisor (supervising psychologist approved by the Psychology Board of Australia) in any field that a psychologist is employed.
    • Carer opportunities within the public and private health system, non-government community organisations, correction services, child protection services, and private practice await!

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 32640
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 32640

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 32,640 

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    University of Southern Queensland

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Psychology)

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    Toowoomba

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