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The Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours from University of Tasmania provides students who have graduated with a Bachelor of Psychological Science or Bachelor of Behavioural Science degree with sufficient merit, the opportunity to complete an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited fourth year program in Psychology. 
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The Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours from University of Tasmania provides training in research, advanced theoretical topics and an introduction to professional training and is identical to that offered in the BA(Hons), BSc(Hons) and the fourth year of the BPsych(Hons). It is the pathway to postgraduate training and research for BPsychSc graduates.


There are many career pathways available for students who have completed an Honours degree in psychology, including:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and market research
  • Employment and training services
  • Teaching
  • Community health and welfare
  • Health services support e.g. drug and alcohol, cancer, disability, rehabilitation
  • Probation and parole services
  • Aged, family and child services
  • Policy and panning
  • Counselling


The BPsychSc(Hons) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    100 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Design & Ethics
  • Theoretical Controversies in Psychology
  • Assessment, Professional Roles & Ethics
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 089944E 

  • The entrance requirements for the Psychology Honours Program include a Bachelor's Degree (BA, BSc, BPsychSc, BBehavSc or equivalent) with a three-year sequence in Psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, and a good academic record. 
  • Applicants are expected to have a substantial background in psychology, including statistical methods. 
  • Applicants who have completed their undergraduate studies at the University of Tasmania will have completed the eight core psychology units at 200 and 300 level (6 units from the Psychology major at 200 and 300 level + 2 units at 200 level from the Behavioural Science major/minor sequence). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34956 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34950 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 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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