- 2019


Honours research area

Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Offered by

School of Psychological Sciences

Students who have successfully completed an APAC-approved degree with a 60-point APAC-accredited major sequence in psychology are eligible to apply for entry to a fourth year in psychology through an honours year or equivalent.

The course is delivered on-campus at Clayton over one (1) year full-time study.


You must complete:

  1. the following units:
    • PSY4100 Psychology honours: Research project (24 points)
    • PSY4210 Statistics and research design for professional psychology
    • PSY4220 Ethics, legal and professional issues in psychology
    • PSY4270 Psychological assessment and intervention
  2. one elective from:
    • PSY4110 Psychology in society*
    • PSY4120 Mental health and illness
    • PSY4130 Developmental psychology and clinical neuroscience

    * Students at Malaysia must complete this unit.

Relevant courses

  • A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • M3705 Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
  • S3701 Bachelor of Science (Honours)