Study Psychological Science

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Understand the human mind

Our psychology students explore the fascinating field of the human mind at Southern Cross, where we're ranked 5-stars for teaching quality and student support in psychology (Good Universities Guide 2023). 

Whether your end goal is a career as a registered psychologist or to work in areas such as disability services, data, human resource management, business, education, health or sports, psychology is a fascinating and diverse field. 

Our degrees focus on providing a thorough understanding of the theoretical basis of psychological science, as well as the importance of research and evidence. We cover analytical skills in solving human, organisational and community-wide problems, along with core topics such as social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, abnormal psychology, and biological psychology. 

You can also combine more of your interests in a double or combined degree with either Law or Exercise Science.

And thanks to our unique Southern Cross Model of teaching and learning, you will study more cohesively, achieve your milestones faster, and have a clearer pathway to your future career.

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“The Psychology team at Southern Cross University was the best. Even as different and unique as I was. I always felt included, respected and accepted.”

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Why choose Psychological Sciences with Southern Cross?

5-star ratings

We’re rated 5-stars for student support and teaching quality (GUG 2023)

Academic pathway to become a qualified psychologist

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Learn where and how you want

Study the Bachelor of Psychological Science at Southern Cross University fully online, or with a mix of on-campus and online units

Ranked in the top 4% globally

Southern Cross is ranked among the best in the world for Psychological Science (THE World University Rankings 2023 by subject: Psychology)

A better way to learn

We’re always looking for a better way to do things. That’s why we’re delivering our courses in six-week terms.

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Entry pathways

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