Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

If you're keen to work toward a career as a psychologist, this degree will give you a thorough grounding in clinical, developmental, biological, cognitive, and social and organisational psychology. You'll learn how to use interpersonal skills and the principles of counselling to help people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties. You will also learn how to apply psychological theories to topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health and group behaviour. In your fourth year, you'll begin formal research training and be introduced to professional psychological practice. You'll complete an honours research project and study four core courses. To be eligible for the fourth year of study, you'll need to achieve the required level of academic performance in the earlier years of the degree. As part of your study, you will have the opportunity to put your academic studies into practice through a professional practice placement.


  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology
  • Behaviour Change Skills
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Counselling Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Group Facilitation and Coaching Skills
  • Honours Research Project
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Issues in Quantitative Research
  • Language and Communication for Health
  • Lifespan Development
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Professional Psychology A
  • Professional Psychology B
  • Psychological Assessment of Individual Differences
  • Psychology in Professional Contexts
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Social and Cultural Psychology
  • Survey Design and Analysis
  • The Future of Work
  • Work and Employability


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

You may be eligible to apply for the Master of Professional Psychology (5747), Master of Clinical Psychology (5070), Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology (6028) or Doctor of Philosophy (6001) if you meet the admission requirements.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $124,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Mt Gravatt Campus International: $124,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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