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Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #196 (QS) Wollongong, Australia
The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong is a four-year undergraduate Honours degree which provides comprehensive training in the scientific study of human behaviour and experience, the physiological, sensory and cognitive processes that underlie it, and how the profession applies this knowledge to practical problems.
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Overview

This course is for the highly motivated. The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong contains a significant research thesis along with coursework. You will learn how the science and practice of psychology is influenced by social, historical, professional and cultural contexts, and knowledge of ethical behaviour. Continuation in the degree will be dependent upon achieving a cumulative average of at least 75% in the Psychology subjects approved for the degree.

Career opportunities

  • Personnel Services
  • Human Resources
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Government Agencies or Private Enterprise
  • Industrial Relations
  • Data Analyst
  • Life Coach
  • Brand Manager

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Thinking and Communication Skills in Psychology
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Personality
  • Biological Psychology and Learning
  • Quantitative Methods in Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
  • In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
  • CRICOS: 084845D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32448 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 129792 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course. The amounts are calculated based on the subject cluster and the Equivalent Full-time Study Load (EFTSL) value of the subject. 

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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