Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour. As most careers involve dealing directly with people, there are distinct advantages to understanding why people behave as they do.
Aside from gaining a solid theoretical understanding of psychology and its applications, students will learn:
Throughout the three years of the BA, students take core papers that provide the necessary skills in writing, research and IT capability to prepare them for academic work and their working life.
the Cooperative Education paper – gives students an opportunity to apply the knowledge they have acquired throughout their BA (Psychology) degree in a work place.
The Research Project allows students to design, conduct, and report on real research.
285104 Research and Analysis
287901 Co-operative Education
955203 Communication and Presentation Systems
285001 Introduction to Psychology A
555101 Psychology and Lifespan Development
565604 Introduction to Psychology B
286103 Individuals and Identities
286108 Cognitive Psychology
286501 The Nature of Psychological Enquiry
566508 Social Psychology
566420 Abnormal Psychology
566604 Psychological Assessment
566609 Brain and Behaviour
287002 Emotions and Human Nature
287208 Critical Issues in Cultural and Social Psychology
287300 Research Project
467853 Contemporary Themes in Organisational Behaviour
567425 Experimental and Applied Behaviour Analysis
567602 Critical Evaluation in Psychology
567603 Experimental and Applied Behaviour Analysis II
567605 Positive Psychology
567606 Health Psychology
567610 Approaches to Psychological Intervention
Psychologists are professionals who have completed undergraduate studies in psychology, followed by postgraduate qualifications in a particular specialist area of professional practice in psychology. Careers include:
Psychology will also provide students with greater depth in their chosen discipline if they are interested in the following careers:
Psychology students on city campus