Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for courses with a mid-year intake and for commencing undergraduate study in March 2022. Take your first step towards an Unlimited future.

Make sense of who we are

Psychology at Western combines evidence-based biological, cognitive, neurological, social, developmental, and personality theory with statistical expertise and practical experience.This course is strongly vocational, equipping you with the specialist psychological and research skills you will need to discover more about human behaviour and answer questions about things we don’t yet understand.

As part of your four-year degree, you will be taught by some of the most respected experts in the field and gain the opportunity to undertake local and international work placements.Additional study is needed to become a practising psychologist. This degree gives you a thorough grounding in psychology and the academic qualifications to take your ambition to the next level.

Facilities

Gain practical experience in our cutting-edge psychology testing labs. Explore our state-of-the-art Science and Psychology building at Parramatta, as well as our campuses at Penrith and Bankstown.

Professional accreditation

This degree is accredited with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). When you graduate, you can also apply for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and become an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society. If you do at least two more years’ study or supervised experience, you can apply to be a fully registered psychologist.

With further study, you can practice as a provisionally registered psychologist at the Western Sydney Post Graduate Led Psychology Clinics.

Learn from the best

Western has been ranked in the Top 200 Universities in the world for Psychology in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject. We are also ranked in the Top 175 Universities for Psychology in the Times Higher Education 2020 Subject Rankings.

Why study Psychology at Western?

Psychology student Hannah Chang remarks on her experiences at Western so far.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $29,880*

Delivery: On campus

 

 

Start your unlimited journey today.

"I enjoyed every single unit because it is always delivered in the most engaging way."

— Lisa Huynh Le. Bachelor of Psychology.

Wesley Mission partnership

Through our brand-new partnership with Wesley Mission, a major provider of health and other services in our region, you have the opportunity to complete certificated mental health workforce training alongside your Psychology degree. This will allow you to gain additional job ready skills at a time you choose in a way that complements your training in the science of psychology.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Online Short Courses Information Session

Looking to upskill, pursue a new career or challenge yourself by learning something new? Our online short courses will give you the skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career – or give you the academic credit to pursure futher study in a relevant area. 

To find out more about Online Short Courses offered at Western, please attend our Online Short Courses Information Session on Wednesday 22 September at 5pm.

Study a double degree

A double-degree gives you the ultimate edge. Be at the forefront of your field.
Achieve your unlimited potential.

 

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.