Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) (Bachelor Degree)

CQUniversity Australia

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The award
Bachelor Degree

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, distance

Course starts
March, July

International course fees
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All study options

About Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at CQUniversity Australia

At a glance

Study the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) to become eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist in Australia.

* International students residing in Australia on a student visa must study full-time on-campus.

Career opportunities

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) qualifies you to apply for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and allows you to work across a wide and diverse range of areas including:

  • child safety officer
  • clinical work
  • counselling
  • neuropsychology
  • child development
  • education
  • forensic
  • health
  • organisational and sports psychology
  • school guidance officer
  • teaching and research.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and qualifies you to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist.

Provisionally registered psychologists are required to undertake a minimum of two years industry supervision or complete a relevant postgraduate course (such as CQUniversity's Master of Clinical Psychology) to be eligible for full professional accreditation as a registered psychologist.



The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) is designed for graduates who have completed an accredited three year course in psychology, who wish to complete an accredited fourth year in psychology to become eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist in Australia.

The course introduces students to applied and professional uses of psychology whilst they learn about professional ethics and develop an appreciation for the social and cultural contexts of psychological research and professional practice.

Students also have the option of undertaking advanced research training, as well as the opportunity to conduct your own original piece of research, which in some cases may lead to publication in a professional journal.

Study options for this course

Notes about fees for this course

Estimated fee per term: $12 912
Estimated annual fee: $25 824

At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone. That is why on top of offering multiple pathways for entry to our courses and a generous variety of scholarships, we also offer highly competitive fees. When referring to course fees for international students, please note the following:

You may refer to the International Courses and Fees 2018 to see the full list.


Please see our Scholarships site for scholarships that you may be interested in.

Entry requirements

Academic Requirement

Successful completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12.

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English Requirement

English Test

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Course Requirements

To successfully complete your studies, you may be required to demonstrate that you can meet course requirements associated with your course. For more information on these course requirements please view the 'Course Requirements' section found under the 'What do I need to start?' page under the 'Getting Started' tab of the Student Handbook . Additional information on student placements and work integrated learning can also be found in the Student Handbook, on the 'Course Features' page under 'Getting Started'.

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