The course structure is based on eight full-time semesters
(each of 12 weeks’ duration), with four units taught in each semester. It
- 24 compulsory core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of psychology
- 7 specialisation core units in neuroscience
- 1 specialisation elective in neuroscience
- 1 psychology elective in the third year second semester
To qualify for the awarding of the degree of Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 400 credit points, including satisfactory completion of the core units noted below.
This course is offered either Full-Time or Part-Time.
Competitive entry requirement to Year 1.
Prerequisites VCE Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in one of Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Psychology or Physics; Unit 1 and 2 Mathematics preferred but not essential; and a study score of at least 25 in any English (except EAL) or at least 30 in English (EAL).
Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit a Personal Statement online if they wish other information to be considered.
A credit average (60 -69%) or higher, attained in the 2nd and 3rd year of an APAC accredited undergraduate psychology degree, is required to qualify for entry into the 4th year honours course.
2018 Applications Now Open – Round 1 Closes 15th November