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Psychology (Honours), B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #238 (QS) Melbourne, Australia
Are you looking to extend your skills in psychology? This Psychology (Honours) program at RMIT University introduces you to professional issues, theories, and methods of data analysis in contemporary psychology research.
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The Psychology (Honours) program at RMIT University will prepare you for postgraduate coursework study in the Master of Clinical Psychology. The program also prepares you for further postgraduate research.

You’ll experience a range of learning environments - lectures, individual research, and group work. Lectures are used extensively in the program to communicate knowledge and guide student learning and are complemented by online learning materials where appropriate.

These methods and approaches have been selected so that you will be equipped to undertake postgraduate studies in psychology or have the skills required to adapt to and work competently in workplaces that value knowledge and training in psychology (e.g. human resources, psychosocial rehabilitation).


You may either apply to enrol in a master-level degree, PhD, or seek employment.

Human services organisations offer a lot of work opportunities. Provisional psychologists work in education, human services and in community medicine supervised by experienced registered psychologists.

Research psychologists may work in university, government or Industry-based research environments.


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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychological Assessment and Intervention
  • Professional Issues and Research Methods
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Advanced Research Methods

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 037200J

  • Successful completion of an APAC-approved three-year psychology sequence with an average of at least 75% for the entire APAC-approved sequence
  • Any undergraduate degree and successful completion of an APAC-approved fourth year of study in psychology, with an average of at least 75% for the entire APAC-approved sequence

Tuition Fee

  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth supported places

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 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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