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Compare your options

Not quite sure which psychology course is right for you? We’ve compared the options for you.

 

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Duration

4 years

3 years + 1 year (Honours)

3 years + 1 year (Honours)

Course structure

Bachelor of Psychology course progression map

Bachelor of Arts course progression map

Bachelor of Science progression map

Free elective units

5

8

8

APAC accredited extended major available

Yes – these units are core to your degree, including an APAC accredited honours year.

Yes – APAC extended major available  (10 units)

Additional honours year required.

Yes – APAC extended major available  (10 units)

Additional honours year required.

Double degrees

No double degree opportunities.

A range of Arts double degrees available, including Business, Commerce, Education, Engineering, Fine Art, IT, Law, Marketing, Music, and Science.

A range of Science double degrees available, including Arts, Biomedical Science, Global Studies, Music, Commerce, Engineering, IT, Law and Education.

Honours

Guaranteed entry if 70% average is maintained in core 3rd year units.

80%+ average in 3rd year core psychology units required for Honours entry.

80%+  average in 3rd year core psychology units required for Honours entry.

Internships

There are many professional placement and internship opportunities; some are elective units, while others are undertaken outside of your degree.

Professional placement opportunities are available in psychology-focused sectors such as research, industry, clinical, community health and global settings.

A tailored research internship program is also available to 2nd and 3rd year students which you can undertake outside of your studies.

Professional placement and internships are available in a range of industries and sectors including government, industry and not-for-profit organisations.

Professional placement and internships are available in a range of industries and sectors including government, non-government organisations, research and industry settings.

Study abroad

Psychology exchange program in Bergen, Norway.

Opportunity to complete a semester of psychology in Malaysia.

You can also use your electives to complete an exchange or study abroad program in more than 30 countries.

Global immersion guarantee, with a funded trip in first year to either China, Italy, Indonesia, Malaysia or India.

You can also use your electives to complete a study abroad program in more than 30 countries.

Opportunity to complete a semester of science in Malaysia.

You can also use your electives to complete an exchange or study abroad program in more than 30 countries.