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 2022 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.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 30 credit points from the following:

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

Part B : Thesis Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PSYC410Honours Thesis A20
PSYC421Honours Thesis B20

Part C : Electives

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PSYC425Advanced Topics in Applied Psychology10
PSYC426Advanced Topics in Cognition10
PSYC427Advanced Topics in Psychology10
PSYC428Advanced Topics in Social Psychology10

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