The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at UNSW offers you the opportunity to dive deep into the study of the human mind, its development, how it perceives the world and more. Your first year focuses on introductory psychology courses, with plenty of space for elective courses from science and across the university. 

How to structure your degree 

Students of the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) complete their degree over four years if studying full-time. This includes the following components: 

  • psychology core 
  • general education 
  • free electives 
  • final year honours research. 

View the School of Psychology for more information on the honours year for your Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree.  

Choosing your courses

There are lots of compulsory courses in the Psychology (Honours) degree program.

  • Follow the degree structure outlined in the UNSW Handbook closely.  
  • Browse for elective courses and general education by area of interest or subject area. 
  • Use the undergraduate degree templates to help you map out your bachelor’s degree. 

TIP: When using the Handbook or the degree templates, always select the year you commenced studying science at UNSW and follow those rules throughout your degree.  

Following your degree requirements 

All rules are outlined in the Handbook and we encourage you to use this in conjunction with the degree templates to ensure you are selecting courses that count towards your degree. If you’re approaching the end of your studies, you can request a progression check and our staff will provide an outline of your remaining degree requirements.

Still have questions?

Contact Science Student Services