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
- 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).
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- Advanced Quantitative Methods
- Honours Thesis
- Ethical and Professional Issues
- Psychological Assessment
- Counselling Psychology
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Health Sciences Clinical Psychology View 345 other Bachelors in Health Sciences in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
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International42180 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42180 AUD per year during 12 months.
National8021 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 12 months.
National fee is Commonwealth supported
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.