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Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology)

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Find out about studying a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology) at QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

Key details

Degree Type
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
PY09, 061159E
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Domestic Fees
$7,200 per year / $7,200 total
International Fees
$30,600 per year / $30,600 total

About this course

The honours program builds on an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited undergraduate psychology degree and provides an opportunity for advanced study and research.

Course requirements

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. You will need to identify these requirements and ensure you allow sufficient time to meet them. Some of these requirements have associated costs.

Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.

Entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in psychology completed within the past ten years with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 (on QUT's 7-point scale).

The degree must be accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as an entry point into an honours program; e.g.Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) at QUT.

Applicants with overseas qualifications must provide certification from the Australian Psychological Society stating their degree is equivalent to APAC-approved, three-year training in psychology. Please note APS advises the average processing time is 8 weeks, therefore applicants with overseas qualifications need to seek certification by no later than July.

Additional entry requirements
  • A grade of at least 4 (on a 7-point scale) for each of the APAC-accredited second and third year psychology units listed below.
  • A grade point average of at least 5.3 across all attempts of the listed APAC accredited second- and third-year psychology units listed below.
  • Successful completion of an APAC-accredited advanced statistical analysis unit at third-year level.

The required APAC-accredited second and third year psychology units at QUT are:

  • PYB202 Social and organisational psychology
  • PYB203 Developmental psychology
  • PYB204 Cognition and perception
  • PYB210 Research design and data analysis
  • PYB304 Physiological psychology
  • PYB306 Psychopathology
  • PYB309 Individual differences and assessment
  • PYB350 Advanced statistical analysis.

Similar APAC-accredited subjects are required for studies completed at another institution.

Selection process

Entry to this course is competitive as places are limited. All applications will be considered in two groups of:

  • QUT's Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) single and double degree graduates; and
  • All other applicants.

Eligible applicants are selected in order of merit based on their APAC accredited second and third year psychology units GPA.

Closing date

Closing date is 30 September. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of their application outcomes in mid-December.

Study locations

Kelvin Grove

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