To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), students must complete 400 credit points comprising of:
- 4 Core units of study (50 credit points)
- 14 Psychology discipline major units of study and one elective (200 credit points)
- Secondary studies comprising a second major, minor/s, student enrichment studies or electives, as applicable (150 credit points).
The total Honours Result is based on the weighted average of units, with the following descriptive outcomes:
- H1A – First Class Honours 80% - 100%
- H2A – Second Class Honours A 70% - 79%
- H2B – Second Class Honours B 60% to 69%
- H3 – Third Class honours 50% - 59%.
Units included in calculation and weighting:
- PSY40001 Advanced Quantitative Methods (12.5 credit points), weighting of 12.5% in final honours result
- PSY40006 Psychological Assessment (12.5 credit points), weighting of 12.5% in final honours result
- PSY40005 Ethics and Professional Issues in Psychology (12.5 credit points), weighting of 12.5% in final honours result
- PSY40009 Honours Thesis A (25 credit points), weighting of 25% in final honours result
- PSY40002 Honours Thesis B (25 credit points), weighting of 25% in final honours result.
Electives (students choose ONE):
- PSY40004 Current Issues in Social Psychology or
- PSY40008 Counselling Psychology or
- NEU40002 Neuroscience Methods or
- NEU40001 Neuropsychology Methods
Whichever elective is completed will be weighted at 12.5% in the final honours result.