Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

La Trobe University

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Bachelor Honours Degree
1.0 year Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This four-year degree is offered to high-ATAR students who want to become professional psychologists, go on to research or build a career in a psychology-related field. Please note: This course is not designed for applicants who have completed a psychology degree accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). You are not eligible to apply for this course and are recommended to apply for SHPS-Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours. For further information, please visit our Psychology Honours page.

In your first three years, you'll gain an understanding of clinical psychology, abnormal and health psychology, behavioural neuroscience, social psychology, cognition, developmental psychology, and psychological interventions.

Your fourth year is an Honours year, giving you the opportunity to complete an individual research project under supervision. You'll also take seminars focusing on psychological assessment and interventions, professional and ethical issues, psychological theory, and research methods.

You'll graduate with strong analytical, research and communication skills. Our graduates have gone on to work at research institutes, hospitals, schools, human...

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Additional Information

Automatic progression to fourth year in this course requires a minimum weighted average mark of 75%. More information on weightings can be found in...

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