Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) Program By Deakin University |Top Universities
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Mar, Jul, Nov

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Study the mind and its processes, behaviour and mental states with Deakin's Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). An honours year is included in this four-year degree, distinguishing it from our other psychology courses. Honours includes practical training that prepares you for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and sets you on the pathway to general registration.
Deakin is the only Victorian university where you can study specialist psychology majors during your undergraduate degree. This allows you to learn more about what you are passionate about sooner. Apply your new skills in the real world with professional placements that strengthen your employment prospects and provide 140 hours of valuable industry experience. In your honours year, you will complete an individual research project and undertake advanced studies in counselling, psychological assessment, ethics and research methods.

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A high quality education, excellent employment prospects and a university experience you will love – that's what Deakin University has to offer.

Deakin University, Australia, is ranked among the top 50 young universities in the world. We have a reputation for being innovative and visionary, forging new paths both locally and globally. With hundreds of courses on offer across five great campuses and flexible study options, you can choose a course that suits your lifestyle now while pursuing your goals for the future. 

Deakin is well known for top quality facilities, research and teaching as well innovation and inclusiveness. In 2019 we were named the No. 1 university in the Australian state of Victoria for undergraduate employment outcomes. Add to that our place in the top 1% of universities worldwide, and you can see why our world-class education attracts students from all over the globe. And they are happy once they get here – tertiary students have rated Deakin as Australia's number one public university for the 'overall student experience'.

As we move into an increasingly digital future, Deakin has invested in the latest technology, state-of-the-art learning tools and facilities to ensure our students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for the jobs of tomorrow.

Our approach to learning puts the emphasis on practical experience and our curriculum is informed by the best in industry. Deakin University’s curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give our students a competitive edge. This way, our degrees stay relevant and students develop the skills and knowledge they need to graduate not just job-ready, but with an advantage. Plus, you will have direct links with prospective employers and a range of career education options through our DeakinTalent employment portal

But we have more to offer than just a quality Australian degree. At Deakin University you will have experiences that will help develop you as a person. Students can get involved through more than 150 clubs and societies across all campuses, or make use of our wide range of student services and support. We have even developed an award-winning app to help students keep track of their commitments and get the most out of their time at university – Deakin Genie, a personalised digital assistant. 

Through our focus on the student experience, Deakin has maintained the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities for ten years running (AGS 2010–15; GOS – QILT 2016–19).

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