Bachelor Psychological Studies (Honours)



Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration 1F or EqP
Intake InformationAutumn (Semester 1)
Apply Direct Code1860.1
UAC CodeNot applicable
Entrance RankNot applicable
Fee Information

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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.



Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration1F or EqP
Intake InformationAvailable Semester 1 (Autumn)
Course Code1860.1 [CRICOS Code 040992A] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


Current Western Sydney University students: If you are enrolled in your last session, or have no more than one full time session of study left in your degree you are eligible to apply for Honours courses.

The Honours year in psychological studies is a separate award which permits our psychology graduates and other psychology graduates to take a challenging fourth year of undergraduate study by coursework and research. Entry is limited. Check the University Handbook for more information on terms and conditions. The award is offered at Bankstown campus. For those students who meet entry requirements, this award provides an accredited fourth year of study enabling registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Opportunity for Further Study on completion of course

Graduates of the Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours) may be interested in furthering their studies with a Research Degree. For information, visit the Graduate Research School website.

Alternatively, graduates who are seeking to further their studies to gain professional recognition, the Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) is available for application. Please refer to the course information for the Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) for the admission entry requirements.


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Psychology

Graduate opportunities

As a graduate you will have access to psychology positions in both government departments and the private sectors, such as:

  • clinical, industrial and organisational psychology
  • counselling psychology
  • vocational psychology
  • clinical psychology
  • developmental disability
  • educational psychology

Research and Academia

Graduates of honours programs also have the opportunity to pursue careers in research and academia.

Research involves compiling data, analysing trends and noting observations, to generate reports that are used to assist with the development of that field of study.

Academic Profile

Professor Craig Gonsalvez

Craig completed his clinical psychology training including his Phd in Clinical Psychology at the National Institute for Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), University of Bangalore, India.  He had extensive experience as a senior clinician (Senior Clinical Psychologist, Director of Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Westmead Hospital, Deputy Head, Department of Medical Psychology, Westmead Hospital) before taking up…

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How to Apply

All domestic applications can be made online and direct to the University through the Honours application online form.

All international applications must be made via the International Student Admission Application form. Step by step instructions are available on the International Admissions pages.