Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Griffith University - Mt Gravatt

Course outline

This degree will give you a thorough grounding in clinical, developmental, biological, cognitive, 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. You’ll also learn how to apply psychological theories to 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. Eligible students will progress to a fourth year of study, where they’ll begin formal research training and be introduced to professional psychological practice. 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.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to

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

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

Additional entry requirements

Griffith ATAR Guarantee and VET Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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, 2024

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Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared for work in areas such as mental health, community, educational, organisational, or forensic settings; job placement and recruitment; career counselling and guidance; and social research. You can also pursue further studies to work in specialist fields, including clinical psychology, organisational psychology and more.


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
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

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