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
  • Marketing And Advertising
  • Educational Officer
  • Developmental Officer
  • Community or Social Services

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and is required to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist in Australia. An additional two years of supervised practice is necessary to move from provisional to general registration as a professional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Thinking and Communication Skills in Psychology
  • Foundations of Psychology A6Autumn
  • Foundations of Psychology 
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Human Geography: Life in a Globalising World
  • Human Geography: Living in a Material World
  • Molecules, Cells and Organisms
  • Modern Perspectives in Science
  • The Scientific Revolution

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    86

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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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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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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