- Do you want to work as a psychologist? USQ’s Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) is developed specifically for those of you who wish to become practitioners.
- The program places a heavy emphasis on developing both research and professional skills including a deep understanding of the ethical principles that inform psychological practice.
- Throughout the degree, you will be involved in research projects and in activities that foster psychological professional skills. By the end of your degree, you will have had exposure to treatment regimens and experience in the interpretation of psychological tests.
Which Psychology degree is for me?
All USQ psychology degrees will study the same compulsory 12-unit psychology courses, so which degree is right for you will depend on your interests and goals.
- The Bachelor of Science (Psychology) will provide you with the opportunity to complement your psychology major with another major or two minors. Perhaps Counselling or Human Resource Management?
- Within the Bachelor of Science (Psychology Extended) you will delve deeper into advanced theory and practice in psychological sciences, ending your degree with a two-unit capstone course, which will be research-focused or practitioner-focused (undertaking a work placement).
- Studying the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) has a greater focus on developing your professional portfolio through psychological-skills based courses. This degree is particularly beneficial if your primary focus is working with clients.