Psychology

Use scientific methods to study human behaviours.

human-brain

Study psychology at The University of Adelaide

Study why people think and act a certain way as individuals, with one another, in groups, and in communities. As a psychology student at The University of Adelaide, you will learn about the human mind and how it works. By doing this you will gain an insight to help people understand their thoughts and behaviour.

As a psychology student you will:

  • Study human behaviour and why people think and act in certain ways
  • Learn how to solve high level problems and analyse human behaviour
  • Develop listening, empathy and interviewing skills
  • Gain an introduction to the research methods used by psychologists
  • Explore how psychology can help with some modern global challenges
  • Advance your problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.

As a psychology student at The University of Adelaide, your education will be based around the latest theory and research. Our teachers are senior accredited registered psychologists and add a practitioner perspective to the science of psychology. As a psychology graduats you will have the option to undertake further study to become a qualified psychologist.

Career Path

  • Mental health services
  • Youth work
  • Family and social services
  • Relationship counselling
  • Human resource management
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Residential care worker
  • Juvenile justice
  • Correctional services
  • Social researcher

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