HELP University’s Department of Psychology and Flinders University’s School of Psychology jointly offer the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) degree. This historic joint degree, the first of its kind in Asia, allows students to complete a three-year degree or a four-year honours degree in Malaysia which is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). This accreditation allows graduates of this programme to apply directly to any Australian or New Zealand university to continue with their PhD or Masters studies.
This programme is available for students who have completed their pre-university studies and also for HELP Bachelor of Psychology students. HELP Bachelor of Psychology students are eligible to apply to transfer into Year 2 or Year 3 of this programme. Students who obtain a minimum GPA of 5.25 (out of 7) in the third year of the Bachelor of Psychological Science degree will be eligible to enter into Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours).
The aims of this course are to develop knowledge of the factors influencing human behaviour and experience, and to provide skills for the application of this knowledge to issues in the real world. Graduates will develop core knowledge in psychological theory and research to prepare them for possible entry into an Honours programme in psychology.The course provides comprehensive knowledge of such fields as learning, motivation, personality, emotion, development across the lifespan, social and cultural influences, biological influences, and mental health. Also integral to the course is the development of critical thinking and research skills, and an understanding of the ethical responsibilities of researchers and psychology clinicians.
Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:
Select 2 papers from the following:
Select 4 from the following:
CORE SUBJECTS (HONOURS YEAR)
All students are to take: