BPsychSc (Hons)

Credit points


Minimum duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible to apply for admission to the Honours degree course, a student must have completed, within the last five years, a Bachelor degree including

  1. an accredited three year sequence in Psychology;
  2. with a GPA of at least 5.50 on the ACU seven point scale; and
  3. distinction level or above in a total of at least four (4) of the second or third year Psychology units.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy .

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Honours degree a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 30 cp from Specified Units (Part A);
  2. 40 cp from Thesis Units (Part B);
  3. 10 cp from Elective Units (Part C).

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

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Schedule of unit offerings

Complete exactly 30 credit points from the following:

  • PSYC424Research Methods10 CP
  • PSYC429Assessment in Psychological Practice: Foundation Skills and Professional Issues10 CP
  • PSYC430Psychological Interventions: Theory, Foundational Strategies and Professional Issues10 CP

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

  • PSYC425Advanced Topics in Applied Psychology10 CP
  • PSYC426Advanced Topics in Cognition10 CP
  • PSYC427Advanced Topics in Psychology10 CP
  • PSYC428Advanced Topics in Social Psychology10 CP

Course map

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Course maps are subject to change. Please check your course map again before you finalise your enrolment.

If you need more information about unit enrolment, please visit Course Enrolment Guides.

Commencing Semester 1

  • Thesis UnitsPSYC410Honours Thesis A20 cp
  • Specified UnitsPSYC424Research Methods10 cp
  • Specified UnitsPSYC429Assessment in Psychological Practice: Foundation Skills and Professional Issues10 cp
  • Thesis UnitsPSYC421Honours Thesis B

    (Pre: PSYC410)

    20 cp
  • Specified UnitsPSYC430Psychological Interventions: Theory, Foundational Strategies and Professional Issues10 cp
  • ElectivesPSYC427Advanced Topics in Psychology10 cp

All units are delivered in On Campus mode.

Prerequisites (Pre:) are other units that you must have passed before enrolling in this unit. 

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