Uncover why we think and act the way we do with the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). Psychology is one of the most interesting and challenging areas of scientific inquiry with the potential to benefit both individuals and society as a whole.
This degree explores the science of behaviour and mental processes, providing you with an understanding of the brain, cognitive and decision-making processes and mental health. Your study will include:
At the completion of this degree, you can head out into the workforce or continue along the path to becoming a registered psychologist with an area of practice endorsement by completing an additional two-year master’s degree in psychology.
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Psychology is a discipline of both scientific research and applied practice. As a science, psychology is concerned with the study of behaviour and its underlying mental and neural processes. Your study will cover a range of topics, including:
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English language requirements
You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.
If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:
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This program is designed to match global career opportunities, preparing you for work in a range of organisational settings. We’ll equip you with an understanding of assessment, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of problems at an individual and organisational level.
Pathway to registration
A minimum six-year sequence of education and training in psychology is required to become eligible for registration as a psychologist in Australia. This degree is a four-stage full-time program that’ll give you the best preparation to become a registered psychologist. It’s fully accredited and satisfies the minimum requirement for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
Work across a range of industries
You can work in a range of organisations within the public and private sector, such as public, community and occupational health, counselling, developmental care, management consultancy, human resources, recruitment, training and development, industrial relations, banking, journalism, marketing, business, retail management and statistical and data analysis.