Duration

4 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2019

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours).

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Psychology

Email: py-undergrad@psy.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6230

Web: http://www.psy.uq.edu.au

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2019

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent English. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 084715C

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.psy.uq.edu.au

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)?

Have you ever remembered an event differently to someone else who was there? Do you ever wonder if listening to angry music just makes people... angrier? These kinds of questions are explored in the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), which examines the complexity, intricacy and wonder of the human mind. This program is designed for students looking to undertake comprehensive studies in psychology, including the study of developmental, social, cognitive, biological, physiological and abnormal psychology. Students are taught how to understand the ways people behave, think and feel, and provided with important skills so to enable them to progress to further study, or enter the workforce with confidence.

Semester 2 commencement is available to eligible international students with advanced standing of 8 units (4 courses) or more.

What you can study

Complete foundation studies in psychological theory, research and practice. Courses examine areas such as child development, neuroscience, learning and cognition, social and organisational psychology, psychological assessment, psychological research methods and evaluation of research.

Push the boundaries of knowledge and develop high-level skills in communication, research design, critical and analytical thinking, and project management when you complete an honours-level research project in your final year.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours).

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Honours

Honours will be awarded to all graduates of this program.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Visit the Future Students website for admissions information

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent English.

Additional application requirements

Students are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible to allow adequate time for their student visa to be processed.

Semester 2 commencement is available to eligible international students with advanced standing of 8 units (4 courses) or more.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 084715C

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Careers

Psychology prepares you for a range of exciting careers that require superior problem-solving, critical thinking and understanding of human behaviour. For example, you may be interested in working in areas such as human resource management, youth work, residential care work, family and social services, public service management, private sector administration and management, market research, disabilities services, juvenile justice and corrective services, advertising or statistical research.

Your psychology degree will also prepare you well for further study leading to a career in areas such as occupational therapy, speech pathology, audiology, public health, counselling, social work, communication, development practice, environmental management, sports coaching, or health economics (among others).

Students contemplating a career as a registered psychologist are required to undertake a four year accredited psychology degree. To gain full registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, you will need to complete postgraduate studies in psychology and/or supervised work experience.

Professional careers in psychology include:

  • Clinical psychology
  • Clinical neuropsychology
  • Counselling psychology
  • Geropsychology
  • Health psychology
  • Organisational psychology
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Research/academic psychology

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations:

  • Australian Psychological Society

Accrediting body

This program has been accredited by:

  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Program requirements for the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

To fulfil the requirements of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), a student must complete the requisite number of courses chosen from the course list in accordance with the Program Rules.

For more information on program requirements, please contact the Faculty.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland policies and rules which govern the conduct of UQ programs. These may be found on the UQ policies and rules page on the my.UQ website.