Course Description

This course is designed to allow well-qualified graduates to extend their studies in areas listed, either to improve their career prospects or to proceed to higher degree studies. Completion of the degree to the standard of Honours Class II Division 2 or better is the normal mode of entry to the research degree of Master of Philosophy. Completion to the standard of Honours Class II Division 1 or better is the normal mode of entry to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Graduates of honours in psychology are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society and provisional registration to practise as a psychologist and for admission to the professional Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,560 total course cost.
International Students: $24,990 per year full-time

Duration

1 - 3 years full time, 10 years part time

Starting dates

February, June

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at University of New England (UNE) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 76.9% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 78.8% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 87.9% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of New England (UNE). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at University of New England (UNE) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 64.2% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 16.3% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $62,900 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 000379J


Entry Requirements

1. Admission to candidature shall be determined by the Head of School concerned on the recommendation of the Course Coordinator. 2. Except as provided in Rule 3, a candidate for admission to the honours course shall:(a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degrees in The University of New England, and(b) have attained a minumum grade point average of 5. 0 (Credit), and(c) have achieved 18 credit points at Distinction level or better in 300-level units in their chosen area of study, and(d) have passed units to the value of at least 48 credit points in the subject in which the candidate wishes to proceed, as prescribed in the Additional Requirements which follow these rules, and(e) have fulfilled any additional requirements prescribed and published by the school or disciplines concerned.

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