Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)


National CRICOS Course Code


Course length

1 years full-time (or part-time equivalent)



Study modes

On-campus in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Perth, via online delivery or via blended delivery which combines online study with compulsory on-campus workshops, or a combination of all. You will need to have access to a computer and the internet, study mode availability is subject to unit requirements and trimester enrolments.

Applications for T320 close Wed 2 Sep, 5pm

Intake & start dates
Mon 8 Feb 2021
Mon 31 May 2021
Mon 20 Sep 2021

About this course

Understand human behaviour. Lead a successful career in psychology.

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. And should you meet the academic criteria in your undergraduate course, this 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. 

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 is accredited without conditions by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) in Sydney and Melbourne, and includes an individual 12,000 word thesis.



What you'll learn

The insight to understand success

Our Bachelor of Psychological Science Honours is centred on three core principles:

  • Evidence-based study
  • Ethics and Assessment
  • Empirical research skills and design

 See the complete course guide here.

Student Experience

ACAP staff have continued to motivate me throughout my academic career, and key ACAP lecturers inspired me to study an Honours degree. They are world class.

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Before Applying

Chat to one of our ACAP course advisors to make sure you’re picking the right course for your goals. Think about funding options, and whether full-time or part-time study suits your commitments. We’ve also got some entry requirements and practical components to complete.

Before you start studying at ACAP, check out the services and support available to students. 

Feel free to get in touch with us

1800 039 139

Admission Criteria

You will meet both of the following criteria:
  • Completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited three year psychology sequence within the last 10 years, AND
  • Achieved at least a credit average in second and third year units, including a credit in the majority of psychology units.

International student IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0 completed in the last two years (or equivalent).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by ACAP as equivalent to Australian qualifications.

The accrediting body may have additional requirements, including minimum English language, to meet professional accreditation standards. For more information on meeting those requirements visit

All applications are pending approval.