Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

300103 v.2 Bachelor of Science (Psychology) Honours


Course CRICOS Code: 050582C
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course provides a strong research grounding for those entering either the professional or academic teaching and research fields of psychology. A major component of the course involves the planning, conduct and presentation of an honours dissertation.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

An accredited three year psychology degree. Refer to Admission into Honours Degree Programs and Regulations for Honours Degrees (General Information section).

Duration and Availability

This course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Professional Recognition

The honours program meets the requirement of a four year degree in psychology.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

13017 v.3   Psychology Honours Dissertation 491 5.0 50.0
301661 v.2   Psychology 421 - Applied Psychology 3.0 25.0
302194 v.2   Psychology Honours Research Methods 441 3.0 25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

13018 v.3   Psychology Honours Dissertation 492 8.0 50.0
301662 v.2   Psychology 423 - Psychological Assessment 3.0 25.0
4687 v.5   Psychology Contemporary Issues 442 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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