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Psychological Science (Honours), B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Gold Coast, Australia
By studying the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) from Bond University, you will be equipped with sound research and analytical skills alongside advanced learning of the theoretical paradigms of Psychology. 
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Overview

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) from Bond University is designed to provide students with an integrated, comprehensive, and complete education in the discipline of Psychology. Students undertake advanced training in a range of methodological (research methods, psychometrics, statistics) and applied areas, and develop competence in conducting research.

Key features

  • Access to a dedicated Lab Space with data analysis software, and access to Cognitive Research Labs to perform face-to-face research
  • Engage in networking opportunities though the Bond Psychological Student Society
  • Learn from internationally recognised Academics and start to build the necessary skills to progress to full registration as a Psychologist

Professional outcomes

Under supervision, graduates can pursue careers in the professional practice of psychology including clinical, forensic or organisational psychology, counselling, clinical neuropsychology, health and community psychology, sports psychology, research and other specialist areas.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Honours Thesis I: Research Seminar & Ethics 
  • Honours Thesis 2 
  • Human Experimental 
  • Multivariate Research Methods 
  • Clinical Psychology 
  • Community & Heath 
  • Forensic 
  • Industrial & Organisational
  • The Scientist Practitioner Model 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    98

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

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

  • Entry requirements for the Bachelor of Psychological (Honours) include completion of an accredited three-year sequence of study in psychology in Australia, or equivalent.
  • Applicants are assessed on academic merit and must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5 on the Bond University 4-point scale for all second and third level psychology subjects in their undergraduate studies. 
  • Where students have not achieved this level, or competition for places has excluded them, students may be offered a place in the Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science program.
CRICOS code: 063047G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18620 AUD per semester and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    34650 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17325 AUD per semester and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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