Bond University Psychology Honours

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) is designed to provide students with an integrated, comprehensive, and complete education in the discipline of Psychology.

Students undertake advanced training in a range of methodological (research methods, psychometrics, statistics) and applied areas, and develop competence in conducting research.

ModeOn Campus and Remote
Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world. 
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semestersJanuary 2021
May 2021
September 2021
January 2022
May 2022
September 2022
January 2023
May 2023
September 2023
Program typeHonours Degree
Study areaSocial Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Program codeHS-22002
CRICOS code063047G
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

Structure and subjects

View the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) – Program Structure and Sequencing

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) comprises seven (7) subjects, as follows:

Foundation subjects (4)

  • Principles of Psychological Assessment (PSYC71-403)
  • Multivariate Research Methods (PSYC71-409)
  • Human Experimental Psychology (PSYC71-410)
  • Professional Psychology (PSYC71-413)

Electives (1)

Students must choose one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Clinical Psychology (PSYC71-404)
  • Community and Health Psychology (PSYC71-405)
  • Neuropsychology (PSYC71-408)
  • Psychology at Work (PSYC71-411)
  • Forensic Psychology (PSYC71-407)

Thesis (2)

  • Honours Thesis 1: Research Seminar and Ethics (PSYC71-401)
  • Honours Thesis 2 (PSYC72-421)

International students

To fulfil your student visa requirements, you will need to enrol in 40 credit points per semester.

Domestic students

Most students undertake four (4) subjects per semester (equivalent to 40 credit points). You may however enrol in fewer subjects and extend your degree over a longer period.

Program fees

The below fees are based on the total estimated program fee divided by the number of standard full-time semesters required to complete the program. Fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester.

Semester program fee:

  • Students commencing study in 2021: $17,885* per semester average

Total program fee:

  • Students commencing study in 2021: $35,770

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than most other universities.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

* The fees listed are average costs displayed to provide an indicative program cost only, they may differ to the indicative fee included in the Bond University offer letter due to differences in individual and exact study schedules.

Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.

* Note: for students commencing January 2021 the University has held the 2020 tuition fee amount in recognition of the current circumstances, with 2021 fees effective only from the University’s May 2021 semester.