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Bachelor

Camperdown

There are several ways you can study Psychology at the University of Sydney.

Entry Requirements

Admission to this course is on the basis of the following criteria:

Admission pathways are open to domestic applicants on the basis of equity or other adjustment factors, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. For details, visit admission pathways.

Prerequisites

Mathematics (equivalent of band 4 in the NSW HSC subject Mathematics* or band E3 in Mathematics Extension 1 or 2) from 2019, if you are completing a senior secondary (year 12) qualification in Australia. For details including equivalent requirements for other qualifications, visit Mathematics course prerequisites.

*The subject requirement refers to Mathematics (not Mathematics General or Mathematics Standard), or Mathematics Advanced which will be first examined in the NSW HSC in 2020.

Duration
4 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Tuition Fees
$6,566 per year / $26,264 total
International Tuition Fees
$46,500 per year / $186,000 total
ATAR
95
Graduate Satisfaction
76.10%

Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Biofabrication is a practical online course designed for professionals currently working in the fields of science, health, engineering and technology, as well as those who want to pursue a career in biofabrication.

Duration
1 year part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$13,248 per year
Graduate Satisfaction
88.00%

Bachelor

Hobart
The Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Laws with Honours is an on-campus 5-year full-time course offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics and the School of Law and is available at Hobart.
Entry Requirements

A candidate will be offered admission to the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Laws with Honours at the completion of their penultimate year of Law study if he or she has achieved a GPA of 5.20 or above. This GPA is calculated in accordance to the Course Rules. A candidate with a GPA of 5.80 will be offered admission to the First Class Honours stream. It is proposed that a Law Honours Transfer form be created to facilitate the transfer of students to the Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws with Honours. Students will need to complete an eCAF for this new course.

Intake Months
Feb
Duration
5 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
84.90%

Bachelor

Hobart
The Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours, BPsychSc(Hons), provides students who have graduated with a Bachelor of Psychological Science or Bachelor of Behavioural Science degree with sufficient merit, the opportunity to complete an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited fourth year program in Psychology.
Entry Requirements

The entrance requirements for the Psychology Honours Program include a Bachelor's Degree (BA, BSc, BPsychSc, BBehavSc or equivalent) with a three-year sequence in Psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, and a good academic record. Applicants are expected to have a substantial background in psychology, including statistical methods. Applicants who have completed their undergraduate studies at the University of Tasmania will have completed the eight core psychology units at 200 and 300 level (6 units from the Psychology major at 200 and 300 level + 2 units at 200 level from the Behavioural Science major/minor sequence).

Applicants should note that meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee entry to the Psychology Honours Program as each year the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of places. Places are limited by the availability of research facilities and staff resources. A competitive entry process is followed based on academic merit. Candidates would normally be expected to obtain at least a Distinction average in the 200 and 300 level units in the Psychology major and the 200 level units in the Behavioural Science minor.

For further information regarding applying for the Psychology Honours Program please refer to the Psychology Honours FAQs (PDF 430KB)

Please note that the closing date for applications for 2019 is 31st October 2018.

Intake Months
Feb
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
International Tuition Fees
$32,450 per year / $32,450 total
Graduate Satisfaction
84.90%

Bachelor

Perth
Psychology is a fascinating and diverse area of study that touches on many aspects of daily life, seeking to answer questions about how and why people behave the way they do.
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
80.40%

Bachelor

Perth
Are you interested in how we learn, remember and think? Have you ever wondered how we control our movements? Psychologists are interested in how and why people behave the way they do.
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
80.40%

Bachelor

Hobart
This on-campus 5-year full-time course is offered by the Faculty of Health and the Faculty of Law and is available at Hobart.
Entry Requirements

Assessment of applications will be based on academic merit, taking into consideration previous university studies.

The four methods of entry are:

Direct Entry (for Year 12 leavers only)
To be qualified for University entry with a ATAR score of 90 or above (limited places available in this entry category). This pathway guarantees a place in the course, but progression to Year 2 Law is subject to passing all eight units in the first year of their BPsychSci component, including the units LAW121 Introduction to Law and LAW122 Legal Systems (or the academic equivalent.); or

Standard Entry (for Year 12 leavers only)
To be qualified for University entry with a ATAR score of 65-89.99. Students should be aware that progression into Year 2 of this course is not guaranteed. Progression to Year 2 Law is limited to 200 places. Students will be ranked on the basis of their performance in the first year of studies.Should you not be successful in progressing to Year 2, you will be transferred to a BPsychSci - the Bachelor degree related to your first year studies; or

Alternative Entry
A first year (8 units, 100 pts) in another faculty, which includes the units LAW121 Introduction to Law and LAW122 Legal Systems (or the academic equivalent); or

Graduate Entry
An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent.

All students must pass all eight units in the first year of their BPsychSci component, including the units LAW121 Introduction to Law and LAW122 Legal Systems (or the academic equivalent.), before being eligible to progress to Year 2 Law studies.

English Language Requirement: IELTS Score 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0); TOEFL (PBT) 600 TWE 4.5; TOEFL (IBT) 92 (no score below 20); PTE Academic 58 with no score lower than 50; UTAS DEAP Overall 65% (Writing 60%).

Intake Months
Feb
Duration
5 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
International Tuition Fees
$29,450 per year / $147,250 total
Graduate Satisfaction
84.90%

Bachelor

Hobart
Psychology, the study of human behavior, impacts every environment in which humans live, work, cooperate and communicate.
Entry Requirements

Standard Entry Pathway

Minimum University entrance requirements apply (ATAR 65). Students should note that although satisfactory achievement in TCE Mathematics, Psychology or Science subjects is desirable, it is not required for entry to the degree. However, satisfactory achievement in these subjects may be required for enrolment in some first year study Science and Health Science units.

Graduate Entry Pathway

A Bachelor degree in any discipline completed within the last ten years. Applicants awarded a Bachelor degree over ten years ago may still apply. However, these applications will be assessed on a case by case basis.

There is no quota on places for entry into the BPsySc.

Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
International Tuition Fees
$31,000 per year / $93,000 total
Graduate Satisfaction
84.90%

Bachelor (Honours)

Bundoora
Give your career in psychology the edge it needs with this honours program.
Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed an APAC-approved three-year sequence of study Psychology Bachelor degree with with an average of at least 75% for the entire APAC-approved sequence;

OR

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline and successful completion of an APAC-approved fourth year of study in psychology, with an average of at least 75% for the entire APAC-approved sequence.

If you did not undertake psychology studies in Australia, you are required to contact the Australian Psychological Society to obtain recognition of equivalency of qualifications for entry into the professional training programs.

Refer to the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) for further information on approved study.

Intake Months
Feb
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person

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