Courses – Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) 2017-10-09T17:37:11+00:00

Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) – BPsych(Hons)

Course Structure

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.

Entry Requirements

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

Undergraduate Psychology Handbook