Honours in Psychology

Honours in Psychology satisfies the discipline's accreditation requirements for a four-year course which includes a substantial research component. The honours specialisation continues the research preparation for students from the earlier undergraduate years and prepares students for entry into the PhD and into discipline-accredited master's degrees that have a research component.

Entry requirements: the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of the Psychological Science and Psychology in Society majors.

Intake periods: Beginning of year and mid-year (mid-year intake for part-time study only)

Honours sequence

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2
Take all units (48 points):
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit rules
S2PSYC4410Psychological Research Communication Skills
Prerequisites:
enrolment in Psychology honours
Co-requisites:
PSYC4422 Psychology Honours Research Project Part 2
S2PSYC4413Psychological Research and Practice
Prerequisites:
enrolment in Psychology honours
S1PSYC4416Psychological Research and Theory
Prerequisites:
enrolment in Psychology honours
S1PSYC4418Advanced Quantitative Methods in Psychology
Prerequisites:
enrolment in Psychology Honours
or
Master of Business Psychology
S1PSYC4421Psychology Honours Research Project Part 1
Prerequisites:
enrolment in Psychology honours
Co-requisites:
(PSYC4700 BA Hons (Psychology)
or
SCIE4700 BSc Hons)
and
PSYC4422 Psychology Honours Research Project Part 2
S1, S2PSYC4422Psychology Honours Research Project Part 2
Prerequisites:
enrolment in Psychology Honours
and
PSYC4421 Psychology Honours Research Project Part 1
Co-requisites:
(PSYC4700 BA Hons (Psychology)
or
SCIE4700 BSc Hons)
and
PSYC4410 Psychological Research Communication Skills