• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong is a fourth year of study accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. 

It is a route to postgraduate coursework or research degrees in Psychology and also a qualification for eligibility for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. An Honours year of study provides students with a competitive advantage when they enter the workforce.

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Honours in Psychology is a fourth year of study accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Honours Empirical Thesis
  • Theory and Methods
  • Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications
  • Psychological Intervention: Principles and Applications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a relevant Bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution with an approved program of study, plus at least a credit average in 200 and 300 level Psychology subjects.
  • Students considering an Honours degree are encouraged to talk to the Program Coordinator well in advance to seek approval for enrolment, discuss their program, and negotiate a thesis topic and supervisors.
  • CRICOS: 084846C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32448 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32448 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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