Psychology studies

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour, the human brain and its effect on the way we act and why. In this field you’ll learn about human behaviour, and the skills and strategies to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Career opportunities are broad and varied and understanding human behaviour is a definite advantage in any industry.

Career examples

  • Clinical psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Mental health clinician
  • Welfare officer


  1. Bachelor of Arts
  2. Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  3. Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science
  4. Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Arts
  5. Bachelor of Social Science
  6. Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)

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