12 months
42180 AUD/year
8021 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours) from the Swinburne University of Technology is available to students who have completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation accredited undergraduate degree.

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 It will prepare you for postgraduate studies in specialist areas of professional psychology such as clinical psychology, organisational psychology and sports psychology, or a career in research.

Course learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours) from the Swinburne University of Technology , graduates will be able to:

  • Explain key theories and methods, and underpinnings of scientific psychology.
  • Communicate and interact effectively in contexts relevant to professional and clinical psychology, and the conduct of psychological research.
  • Explain the principles of selection, development, administration, and interpretation of appropriate, valid, and reliable psychological tests.
  • Explain and apply basic assessment techniques and strategies for psychological practice.
  • Explain the principles and application of basic psychological interventions.
  • Work with a high degree of independence to design, conduct, evaluate, and report original research.
  • Apply psychological concepts, theories, and methods in a manner that is science-based, safe, and ethical, showing situational and cultural awareness.


The Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours) is professionally accredited with conditions by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Honours Thesis
  • Ethical and Professional Issues
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Counselling Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


100 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 0100754

  • completed an APAC (Australian Psychology Accreditation Council) accredited three year bachelor degree or equivalent sequence in psychology at an Australian university with at least a distinction average (70%) in core psychology units at the third year level and have at least credits in all second and third year level core/major units (one exception allowed)
  • completed a psychology major at an overseas university which meets the requirements of an APAC - accredited Australian undergraduate degree in psychology.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 7.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 7.0
  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 75%, all skills 70%
  • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42180 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42180 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8021 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 12 months.

National fee is Commonwealth supported

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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