Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

CQUniversity Australia

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) is designed for students who have completed an accredited three-year course in psychology, such as the Bachelor of Psychological Science at CQUniversity, and wish to complete an accredited fourth year of study to become eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist.

Course Fee:

International: $27,570

Entry Requirements:

A three year, accredited Australian Psychology Accreditation Counsel (APAC) degree in psychology; completion of third year statistics; minimum GPA of 5.5. Calculation of GPA is based on the successful completion of second and third year approved APAC psychology sequence units. English language requirements apply.


6 units (48 credit points)

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Upon the completion of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), students may wish to continue on to the Master of Clinical Psychology and study the fifth and sixth year of education required for registration as a psychologist.

Further information:

Provisionally registered psychologists are required to undertake a minimum of two years industry supervision or a relevant postgraduate course, such as the CQUniversity Master of Clinical Psychology or the Master of Professional Psychology to be eligible for full professional accreditation as a registered psychologist. There is a compulsory residential school within the first term of commencing the course. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit


The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Full time 1 year
Online Study No info Yes Part time 2 years
Online Study No info Yes Full time 1 year
Online Study No info Yes Online
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Part time 2 years

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