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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this honours subject area

Please note: the information on this page is relevant ONLY to students that commenced their undergraduate degree from 2018, or 2019 for Bachelor of Psychology Students. If you commenced your undergraduate degree prior to 2019, please visit the relevant psychology honours page.

For more on how to apply, please read the information for  Psychology on our Honours in Science page.

Psychology allows you to scientifically study the many aspects of human behaviour. It is a diverse discipline which is concerned with the way we behave in groups as well as individual behaviour patterns; it is concerned with the way we act as well as the way we think, and it looks at our interaction with the physical world as well as our interaction with others. You can explore various sub-disciplines in psychology, such as personality theory, neuroscience, social psychology, applied psychology, abnormal psychology, cognitive processes, human development, learning and motivation, perception and mental abilities, and more.

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