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Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Delve further into human behaviour. Lead a fulfilling career in psychology
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
1 Year Full Time
CRICOS Code: 102922J
Australian Qualification Framework: 8
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Melbourne*, Sydney
*Course available to domestic students only
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Be intrigued by the human mind

Bachelor of Psychological Science


You love being able to understand and help others achieve an understanding of themselves. Our Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) delivers an advanced level of psychological knowledge, research and writing skills.

This one-year degree provides you the fourth year of accredited study in psychology, perfect if you’ve already completed three years of accredited study and want to train to work as a registered psychologist in Australia.

This course includes submission of a thesis based on the student’s original research.

This course has been accredited by ACAP under its self-accrediting authority.

All applications to this course are pending approval. This course is only available to international students on Sydney campus.

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What you'll learn

Expertise in human behaviour forms the foundation of all our courses including our Bachelor of Psychological Science.


Evidence-based study
Ethics and assessment
Empirical research skills and design

Course structure

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) course is made up of 6 units, which are all level 400 units.

The course duration is 1 year full time or up to 3 years part time. For more information on the recommended course sequence click here.

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Students wishing to apply for Recognition for Prior Learning for the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) should contact the relevant course coordinator for advice prior to submitting the application due to limitations of credit that can be granted.

Pathways for future study

Should you meet the academic criteria in your undergraduate course, the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) course will help you on the path to becoming a registered psychologist, or provide you the pathway to a research or academic career in psychology.

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I’ve always been interested in human behaviour, personality differences and the abnormal psychology topics we hear about in popular culture. I began my study at a mainstream university, but their timetable didn’t support my part-time requirements. ACAP’s blended learning was perfect so I could manage content at my own pace. I also wouldn’t have been comfortable asking those ‘stupid questions’ in a massive lecture theatre. ACAP’s smaller classes gave me all the confidence I needed. Neil, Bachelor of Psychological Science
Kareem, Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
At ACAP I have benefited from so many valuable experiences. I feel that there is a genuine involvement with student learning which has helped me on my way to achieve my goal of a Clinical Psychology Masters. Kareem, Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

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