Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)


At Western, we care how you do in all aspects of your life. We believe your future is unlimited and together the possibilities are endless.

As the uni named number one in the world two years in a row – 2022 and 2023 for our social, economic and environmental impact in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, apply today to discover your unlimited potential and start at Western in 2024.

Make sense of who we are

Take the first step to understand why we think, feel, and behave the way we do in personal, professional, and societal environments.  Allow us to take you on a scientific discovery to understand individual abilities, attitudes and the beginnings of our personality and emotional states. 

You will develop knowledge and skills to understand and explain human behaviour and experience.  You will have the option to include in your study program electives such as Digital Mental Health; Behaviour and Environment; Psychology, Crime and Law; and Positive Psychology.   

After the first three years of fundamentals of psychology you may progress to the 4th, honours year which further enhance your knowledge and skills and prepare you for a range of work opportunities or pathways to postgraduate studies in research or in professional training programs towards registration as a generalist or clinical psychologist. As a valued undergraduate student at Western, you will be eligible for early applications and interviews for our psychology postgraduate programs.


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 is a four year fully accredited program by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

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 $32,984*

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.

The Academy

The Academy at Western is a place to learn, grow and transform as a leader and changemaker.

Focused on transformative and impactful leadership, our program is designed to build your awareness, knowledge, and critical skills to lead with confidence and purpose.

As an Academy member, you will grow your potential by interacting with innovative education, working and learning in interdisciplinary environments, engaging with local and international communities, and connecting with industry and community leaders.

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, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. 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