Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

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


Total credit point: 96

Standard 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. A grade of at least 4.0 (on QUT's 7-point scale) for each of the APAC-accredited second and third year psychology units listed below. A grade point average of at least 5.30 (on QUT's 7-point scale) across all attempts of the listed APAC accredited second- and third-year psychology units listed below. Successful completed an APAC-accredited advanced statistical analysis unit at third-year level.


The honours program provides an APAC-accredited fourth year of training. Graduates of this course are eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. Further study of either two years of supervised work experience or the completion of an appropriate higher degree (e.g. Master of Clinical Psychology or Master of Psychology - Educational and Developmental) will allow graduates to be fully accredited and able to obtain registration from the Psychology Board of Australia.

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