• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at CQUniversity Australia is designed for graduates who wish to complete an accredited fourth year in psychology to become eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist within Australia.

You will be introduced to applied and professional uses of psychology as well as professional ethics and an appreciation of the social and cultural contexts of psychological research and professional practice. You will also undertake advanced research training, and have the opportunity to conduct your own original piece of research that may lead to publication in a professional journal.

Career Opportunites

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) qualifies you to apply for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and allows you to work across a wide and diverse range of areas including:

  • child safety officer
  • clinical work
  • counselling
  • neuropsychology
  • child development
  • education
  • forensic
  • health
  • organisational and sports psychology
  • school guidance officer
  • teaching and research

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change. For students who wish to study 100% online, we encourage you to check out our Online Study page and submit an enquiry. 

  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology Research Project
  • Advanced Data Analysis
  • Ethics & Professional Issues in Psychology
  • Professional Practice of Cognitive Therapies
  • Advanced Psychological Assessment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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  • Minimum required score:

    54

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

CRICOS: 084517J

To be eligible for consideration your degree must satisfy the following;

  • Completed within the last 10 years 
  • Completion of advanced research methods and statistics at year 3 level 
  • Minimum GPA of 5.5. Calculation of your GPA is based on the successful completion of second and third year approved APAC psychology sequence units.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29220 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29220 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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