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Psychology

Psychology

Discover the science of people when you study psychology at the University of Canberra. With a focus on how people think, feel and behave you will learn how to use science to understand human behaviour leading to a range of careers.

Throughout your studies you’ll learn from highly qualified academic staff who bring years of experience, a breadth of knowledge, and enthusiasm to help you succeed in your future career.

Our Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree will equip you with transferable skills that are highly sought after in the workforce. All students in this degree will have work-integrated learning opportunities, allowing you to apply theoretical knowledge in a variety of settings.

Pursue further study in our Honours, Master of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Clinical Psychology to develop effective clinical skills and acquire the professional qualities of self-evaluation, scepticism, and curiosity that provide the basis for a scientific perspective and effective clinical practice.

Professional recognition

Our courses are fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Career opportunities

Study psychology to work in a variety of roles and settings.

  • Psychologist (subject to further studies)
  • Human Resources
  • Policy and research
  • Media
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Disability support
  • Community health
  • Counselling
  • Health and welfare
  • Public relations

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People

NamePosition
Assoc Prof Tricia BrownDiscipline Lead, Associate Professor
Prof Douglas BoerProfessor
Asst Prof Judy BuchholzAssistant Professor
Dr Dean BuckmasterSenior Lecturer
Asst Prof Petra BuergeltAssistant Professor
Dr Janie Busby GrantSenior Lecturer
Dr Dimity CrispSenior Lecturer
Dr Ian DonaldPsychology Clinic Specialist
Dr Andrew FloodLecturer
Assoc Prof Amanda GeorgeAssociate Professor
Ms Danielle HopkinsPsychology Clinic Manager
Assoc Prof Phil KavanaghAssociate Professor
Dr Sally KeltySenior Lecturer
Asst Prof Vivienne LewisAssistant Professor
Asst Prof James NeillAssistant Professor
Asst Prof Caroline NgAssistant Professor
Asst Prof Léan O’BrienAssistant Professor
Dr Carly PymontAssociate Lecturer
Prof Debra RickwoodProfessor
Asst Prof Samantha StanleyAssistant Professor
Asst Prof Jeroen van BoxtelAssistant Professor
Dr Clare WatsfordLecturer