School of Psychology supplementary application form: BSc(Hons), PGDipSci and 180-point MA programmes


Applications close 1 December. 

This form is for students applying for the general BSc(Hons) in Psychology, the PGDipSci in Psychology or the 180-point (18-month) Master of Arts in Psychology.

You must also complete the University of Auckland admission process

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Section 1 - Personal details

Note: If you change your address details during the selection and enrolment period (Dec – Feb) please advise the School

Section 2 - Previous tertiary study and enrolment details

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Course of study (select as applicable):

*For BSc(Hons) or MA in Psychology please complete Section 4 below. Section 4 is not required to be completed for the PGDipSci.

If you have also applied to any of the applied programmes (Clinical, ABA, Speech Science, Health), please select the relevant programme. Remember to submit the supplementary application form for that programme as well.

Section 3 - Enrolment notes

In addition to this application form to the school, please also apply for enrolment for your courses on Student Services Online (

Some courses will have restrictions and you may not be able to enrol directly. If this is the case, you will need to apply for a concession to be considered for the course.

Please note that clinical courses are highly competitive (PSYCH 708 A&B, PSYCH 718 and PSYCH 723); only list these courses if you have an A- average or better (GPA 7 or above). 

Section 4 - For BSc(Hons) and Masters students

Honours students MUST enrol in both PSYCH 780 and 779. These courses are restricted to honours students only and make up part of the research requirements.

e.g. BSc(Hons)
  • Research project options and supervisor requirements are available in the PDF below. 
  • We will try and place you with a supervisor in the area of your preferred choice, however we cannot guarantee this. 
  • Unless otherwise mentioned, the Clinical Psychology staff are not available for supervision in the general honours programme.
  • If we can’t place you with one of your supervision choices we will undertake to allocate a supervisor and a project to you. Alternatively, you may wish to switch to the Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci), which does not involve a dissertation.

Note: You should understand that, in order to gain maximum benefit from the dissertation, you must work within the supervisor’s area of expertise, and the supervisor has the right to assign a particular project, although there may be some room for negotiation. The dissertation should be seen as a research apprenticeship rather than a project of your own choice. As part of the application process, please approach lecturers in the department in your field of interest to discuss potential dissertation topics.

List up to five potential supervisors for your research dissertation component:

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