Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. It is one of the most interesting and challenging areas of scientific inquiry with the potential to benefit both individuals and society as a whole. Topics of study include learning, memory, cognition, perception, neuroscience, and developmental, forensic, social, and abnormal psychology. You will gain an integrated and comprehensive knowledge in the main discipline areas of psychology and develop strong research, analytical and communication skills. This degree allows you to study for an accredited three-year degree in Psychology at the same time as undertaking a complementary major in a number of related areas. Majors include marketing, human resource management, management, criminology, linguistics, philosophy, vision science and neuroscience.
Why choose this degree?
This degree offers great flexibility – students can focus just on psychology, loading up their program with a variety of free electives, or may choose to take a complementary major.
Who should choose this degree?
At the completion of this degree you can head into the workforce or continue along the path to becoming a registered psychologist by completing an additional fourth year Honours in Psychology.
- Human Resource Management
- Vision Science
Degree StructureDegree Handbook
The skills acquired during training in Psychology are extremely valuable to a wide variety of careers within the public and private sector. These include clinical and health settings such as clinics and hospitals and a diverse range of commercial and non-profit organisations.
Accreditation / Professional Recognition
Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited three-year undergraduate sequence in Psychology and the first step on the six-year pathway to becoming a registered professional psychologist.