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Degree

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Psychology (Research)

Course code: #AK3696

master

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Psychology (Research)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $33,000 NZD

  • Application fee

    $150 NZD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    74.5 out of 100

Highlights
Dissertation

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 26-February-2023 2023-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2023 2023-07-16
Fall-February 26-February-2024 2024-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2024 2024-07-16

Overview

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Psychology

Develop advanced theoretical knowledge in the areas of social and developmental psychology with a one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

If you already have a degree, the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) at AUT can help you advance your psychology skills and make your CV stand out. 

It can also serve as a pathway to further study at the master's or doctoral level

You hone your understanding of psychology and critical thinking skills, develop and apply research and analytical skills, and practice communicating research findings to academic and non-academic audiences.

 

What you study

You complete a research methods course and courses in advanced theoretical studies, research methods and a supervised 60-point research dissertation that is relevant to your discipline. 

You should discuss your courses and intended study sequence with your programme leader before enrolling.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$44,800

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,800
Tuition 1 person $33,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency (If Available)
  • CV/Relevant work/research experience (If required)
  • A copy of the document(s) in the original language/and official English translation

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

 

You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.


Academic background and requirement

Bachelor of Arts with a B+ (74.50-79.49%) grade average or higher in level 7 courses in the selected subject area for this degree, or equivalent.

Career opportunities

  • Clinical psychologist
  • Counselling psychologist
  • Education mental health practitioner
  • Educational psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Further education teacher
  • Health psychologist
  • High intensity therapist
  • Career and employment counselor
  • Community Development Worker
  • Social worker
  • Human resource manager
  • Psychotherapist

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