This one year full time or two year part time program consists of 100 credit points.It can be taken across one year (full-time), 18 months (part-time) or 24 months (part-time).

Students undertake a total of seven units of study consisting of five coursework units (62.5 credit points or 62.5%) and two research units (37.5 credit points or 37.5%).

Each of the units of study are detailed below. Please note students must pass all units before being eligible to graduate. 

The full-time course structure is as follows:

Full Time 12 Month February Intake
Semester One
HON401 Professional Practice and Professional Ethics
HON403 Psychological Assessment
HON402 Research Methods
HON455 Research Thesis 1
Semester Two
HON404 Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence
HON407 Developmental Psychopathology Across the Lifespan
HON456 Research Thesis 2

 

A part time option is available and it is expected that this will be completed in no more than 2 years.

For students commencing the program in February the standard part-time course structure is as follows:

Part Time, 24 Month February Intake
Semester One
HON401 Professional Practice and Professional Ethics
HON403 Psychological Assessment
Semester Two 
HON404 Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence
HON407 Developmental Psychopathology Across the Lifespan
Semester Three
HON402 Research Methods
HON455 Research Thesis 1
Semester Four
HON456 Research Thesis 2

 

For students commencing the program in the midyear intake the standard part-time course structure is as follows:

Part Time, 24 Month Mid-Year July Intake
Semester One
HON404 Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence
HON407 Developmental Psychopathology Across the Lifespan
Semester Two
HON402 Research Methods
HON455 Research Thesis 1
Semester Three 
HON456 Research Thesis 2
Semester Four
HON401 Professional Practice and Professional Ethics
HON403 Psychological Assessment

 

For students who commence the course in the midyear intake, the following 18-month course structure is also available:

Part Time 18 Month Mid-Year July Intake
Semester One
HON404 Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence
HON407 Developmental Psychopathology Across the Lifespan
Semester Two 
HON401 Professional Practice and Professional Ethics
HON402 Research Methods
HON455 Research Thesis 1
HON403 Psychological Assessment
Semester Three 
HON456 Research Thesis 2

 

To see what units are available as a single subject enrolment, please click here