Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

University of Adelaide

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

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) offers students opportunities to develop a set of highly flexible and desirable skills in a wide variety of human-centred professions. The degree is also a pathway to professional studies and registration as a psychologist.

Over two semesters, students undertake a research project chosen from an area of psychology. The project is supervised by expert researchers and is often paired with a variety of industries and sectors, preparing graduates for a research career. Students gain experience in designing and conducting research—including ethics approval, methodology design, quantitative/qualitative data analysis and communication of research to expert and general audiences.

Courses are aimed at providing experiences and skills to suit a changing work environment. Skills gained in data analysis, research presentation, and team management prepare graduates for careers in a range of areas in private and government organisations, including recruitment and human resources, research, policy, marketing, counselling, health, and more.

In order to become an endorsed registered psychologist, graduates can apply to further postgraduate studies in health psychology, clinical psychology, or organisational and human factors psychology.

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) is available to students who have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in psychology; the graduate entry Bachelor of Psychological Science degree; or a three year psychology degree from an accredited institution.

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