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Social Science with Honours, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
The Bachelor of Science Social Science with Honours University of New England course is designed to allow well-qualified graduates to extend their studies in the areas of Psychology or Sociology, either to improve their career prospects or to proceed to higher degree studies.

About

Completion of the Bachelor of Science Social Science with Honours University of New England  degree to the standard of Honours Class II Division 2 or better is the normal mode of entry to the research degree of Master of Arts with Honours. Completion to the standard of Honours Class II Division 1 or better is the normal mode of entry to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Graduates of honours in psychology are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society and provisional registration to practise as a psychologist and for admission to the professional Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree.

Career Opportunities

Entry to Masters level or Doctoral level research programs depends upon level of attainment. Graduates of honours in psychology are eligible for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society and provisional registration as a psychologist and for admission to the professional Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree. Examples of other careers outside academia include positions in a wide range of public and private sector organisations, including roles as policy advisers, planning and research officers for state/federal government, market and social researchers, personnel officers and human resource management.

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
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice 
  • Advanced Research Skills 
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology 
  • Psychology Honours Thesis 
  • Psychology Honours Thesis: Neuroscience 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS Code 002578G

Admission to candidature shall be determined by the Head of School on the recommendation of the Course Coordinator.

Except as provided in Rule 3., a candidate for admission to the honours course shall:

  • (a) hold an AQF Level 7 degree of Bachelor of Social Science from the University of New England; and
  • (b) have attained a minimum grade point average of 5.0 (Credit); and
  • (c) have achieved 18 credit points at Distinction level or better in 300-level units in their chosen area of study; and
  • (d) have passed units to the value of at least 60 credit points in the subject in which the candidate wishes to proceed; and

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26250 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Commonwealth supported fee

Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 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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