How do we think and learn? How do we control our movements and behaviour? What makes us tick? Exploration of the human mind is a fascinating field and this degree is an equally fascinating educational journey into behaviour, cognition, and psychological principles and theory.
You'll develop strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as proficiency in research and statistics, all of which will inform your ability to apply scientific approaches in professional settings.
Graduates can seek employment in health, social and disability services, youth services, corrective services, armed services, research agencies and education in a range of careers that require critical thinking and an understanding of human psychological factors.
Alternatively, eligible graduates may undertake a fourth year of study by enrolling in the accredited Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours. Completion of this fourth year of study is the minimal educational qualification to apply for conditional registration as a postgraduate intern in psychology in Australia.
Southern Cross University is number 1 in Australia for teaching quality and student support in Psychology, and has a 5-star ranking for learner engagement, skills development and overall experience in Psychology (Good Universities Guide 2019). Southern Cross is also ranked number 1 in Australia for overall experience in Psychology (Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching 2018).