Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

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 social work skills and psychology testing labs. Explore our new, state-of-the-art, $30 million 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’s Psychology program is ranked in the top 150 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018), and fully accredited with the Australian Psychology Council.
Western’s Psychology program is ranked in the top 150 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018), and fully accredited with the Australian Psychology Council.

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. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $28,480*

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.

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.