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Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Griffith University - Mt Gravatt

Course outline

This degree provides a foundation in the key fields of psychology. You’ll develop thorough grounding in clinical, developmental, biological, cognitive, and social and organisational psychology. You’ll learn how to use interpersonal skills and the principles of counselling to help people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties. Additionally, you’ll understand psychological theories on topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health and group behaviour; evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional states; and use counselling skills, coaching and group facilitation skills, and behaviour change skills. This degree includes training in research through the completion of an independent research project during the fourth year of study. Progression to the fourth year of the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree is subject to meeting the required level of academic achievement. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at GU.

Majors

Minors: clinical and counselling; development and community; health and sport/exercise; organisational; psychological science.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Other requirements

Students must meet the required level of academic achievement to progress into the fourth year. Students must undertake a placement in fourth year and meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants applying to commence in Trimester 3, 2023 also need to meet the following subject prerequisite: Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C). Griffith ATAR Guarantee and VET Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
79.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

96.25

83.45

72.35

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

89.10

80.35

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

20

N/P#

<5*

29

0

6

<5*

65

Percentage of all students

30.8%

N/P#

<5*

44.6%

0.0%

9.2%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

You will be qualified for professional employment as a probationary psychologist in areas such as job placement, clinical or organisational psychology, counselling, guidance, health management and social research. Psychology graduates are employed in a wide range of occupations and industries including in human resource management, aged care services, the police service and defence forces, marketing, welfare and community services, children’s services and family support, correctional services, and mental health services. You can also pursue further studies to work in specialist fields, including becoming a clinical psychologist, organisational psychologist, or other specialist psychologist.

Membership

As a graduate of the Honours year in Psychology you may be eligible to apply for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Course Code
225511
Start Date



Offer rounds

5 Oct 2023
15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made

Fee
CSP/$9000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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