Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)


Liberate your ambition and stand out from the rest. 

Applications to study in March 2024 are now open.

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 program 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 program gives you a thorough grounding in psychology and the academic degrees to take your ambition to the next level.


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.

Learn from the best

Western has been ranked in the Top 200 universities in the world for Psychology in the 2023QS World University Rankings by Subject

Why study Psychology at Western?

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

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

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

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $31,416*

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"I enjoyed every single subject 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.

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (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 program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

** Lowest Selection Rank