Psychology Specialisation - Master of Arts

Further your knowledge and research expertise in the field of psychology with the Psychology specialisation in the Master of Arts.

You gain a thorough understanding of contemporary issues in social and developmental psychology, and research an area of your interest. You hone your understanding of psychology and critical thinking skills, develop and apply research and analytical skills, and practise communicating research findings to academic and non-academic audiences.

The programme can also serve as a pathway to further study at doctoral level.


This is part of the Master of Arts.

Start date: 2019

Start date: 2020

  • Career and employment counselling
  • Community development
  • Management
  • Marketing and communications
  • Politics
  • Public health promotion
  • Public relations
  • Teaching and training
Key features
  • Covers contemporary issues in social and developmental psychology
  • Research a topic of your interest
  • Staff who are globally known as experts in this field

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.