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.
Minors: clinical and counselling; development and community; health and sport/exercise; organisational; psychological science.
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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.
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Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.
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.
Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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.
As a graduate of the Honours year in Psychology you may be eligible to apply for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
5 Oct 2023
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time