ACU English Language Centres

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

ACU English Language Centres

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

Explore how the mind works, and why people behave the way they do. This course gives you the opportunity to complete a four-year sequence in psychology by including an embedded honours year. This meets APAC requirements that enable you to apply for postgraduate courses in psychology which may lead to registration as a psychologist.


320 credit points. Students will complete 100 hours of community engagement when they undertake the unit PSYC310 Psychological Services Experience during the third year of their course.


  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:New South Wales Prerequisites: English (Standard) (Band 2) or English (Advanced) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3)Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.


This course is currently pending accreditation by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Please note that a minimum six-year sequence of education and training in psychology is required for an individual to become eligible for general registration as a psychologist in Australia.

Study pathways

Graduates of this course may be eligible to apply for further study in psychology, including Masters programs, Clinical Doctorates, and/or Higher Research Degrees (Doctor of Philosophy).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $102,269 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $102,272 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

Graduates of this course will be eligible to apply for provisional registration as a psychologist (subject to the conditions prescribed by the Psychology Board of Australia). They may also find employment in fields such as counselling, child welfare and development, education, health, human resources, marketing and market research.

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