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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 14.7k / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 19.1k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 5273pts.
  • Duration:
  • 1 years

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    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) gives you the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in professional areas of psychology such as counselling, ethics, assessment, and intervention as well as your research skills.  As such, this degree involves both coursework and a research project conducted under the supervision of a staff member.  The skills you will learn will help you gain the competencies necessary to be an effective scientist-practitioner.

    Program structure

     

    Courses to be studied Units

    1 x Major8

    Total8

     

    Course codeCourse name

    Core Courses:

    PSY4001Psychology Honours Project 11

    PSY4002Psychology Honours Project 21

    PSY4111Advanced Research Approaches2

    PSY4020Ethical and Professional Practice2

    PSY4030Skills and Issues in Counselling2

    PSY4070Advanced Assessment

    PSY4040Advanced Psychological Theory2, 3

    Or

    PSY4065Positive Psychology: Theory and Application4

    Footnotes

    1 This course is worth 1.5 Units.

    2 Students intending to study this course via distance education must attend two residential schools, of one week's duration each, in the relevant semester.

    3 This course is only offered at Toowoomba campus.

    4 This course is only offered at Springfield campus.



    Program requirements

    Entry requirements

    • Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent
    • 3-year Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent in the area of Honours study from a recognised institution completed a maximum of 3 years prior to application 
    • Minimum GPA of 5.0 (credit) 
    • Candidates for the Psychology Major must have completed a program of study approved by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as constituting the first three years (or equivalent) of study in psychology within the last three years

    English Language Requirements

    Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

    If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    International entry requirements

    English Language Requirements

    Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

    If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Pre-requisites

    • 3-year Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent in the area of Honours study from a recognised institution completed a maximum of 3 years prior to application
    • Minimum GPA of 5.0 (credit)
    • Candidates for the Psychology Major must have completed a program of study approved by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as constituting the first three years (or equivalent) of study in psychology within the last three years

    You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

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