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University of New England

Armidale , NSW ,Australia

Bachelor of Psychology with Honours

The Bachelor of Psychology with Honours is our premier course designed for high-performing students who are aiming for a professional career in Psychology. It is an accredited, integrated, four-year Honours course that requires a high ATAR for initial entry [Rule (a)]; or admission only to the Honours year, based on a completed three-year Bachelor degree that includes a three-year sequence in Psychology that has been accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council [Rule (b)]*. However, you can also transfer to this course from other courses, such as the Bachelor of Psychological Science, with sufficient grades in first and second-year Psychology.

Campus Information


Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquility of New England on a rural property.


  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible interview call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional or Conditional Offer
10 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The Graduate Careers Council of Australia reports strong demand for people with psychology qualifications in Australia. Many careers are enhanced by a knowledge of psychological principles, and the research and data analysis skills that you will develop as part of the Honours course are also highly valued in the workplace.   

In addition to careers in professional psychology, our Bachelor of Psychology with Honours graduates is employed in diverse fields where an understanding of human behavior gives a competitive edge. Some of these include:  

  • human resource management 
  • social research 
  • business psychology 
  • policy development and advising 
  • academic research and teaching 

 If you are interested in a career as a psychologist, after successfully completing your fourth year, you will need to undertake two years of accredited postgraduate training or supervised experience. At UNE this can be done via the Masters or Ph.D. courses offered by the School of Psychology.  

PSW Opportunity

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Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A candidate shall hold a three-year AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree which includes a three-year sequence in Psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council; or a three-year AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree and an AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma degree which includes a three-year sequence in Psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council; and have achieved a GPA of at least 6.25 in the 200/300/400-level Psychology units within the accredited Psychology sequence of units.

Please note: satisfaction of these requirements does not guarantee a place in the program as there is a quota on Psychology Honours admissions and selection is based solely on academic merit.

  • Course Code: 020173B
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 30096 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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