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Studying Psychology at UniSQ enables you to combine your passion for human behaviour with the chance to study in the areas of human resource management, counselling and behaviour management. 

At UniSQ, our Psychology degrees are designed with a predominant focus on practitioner skills. This means you’re skills are aligned with the industry needs practically, as well as the latest research and academic insight. 

As psychology is a multifaceted field of study, you will have the option to study several different psychology degrees in Australia. At UniSQ, you will have the opportunity to nurture your passion with industry-leading knowledge and endless resources.

Explore UniSQ's Psychology degrees

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Why study psychology?

Whether you embark on a psychology degree online in Australia or on-campus, you will be able to develop a comprehensive understanding of human behaviour. By following your passion for psychology, you’ll use your knowledge and expertise to positively impact other people’s lives. If you are passionate about helping others, this is the right path for you.

How do you become a psychologist in Australia?

Once you have completed an undergraduate psychology degree at UniSQ, you have a few options for moving into a career as a psychologist. You can continue a further two years of study, complete a postgraduate degree with a year of internship approved by the Psychology Board of Australia, or two years of a board-approved internship.

Why study psychology at UniSQ?

The University of Southern Queensland is a premier provider of psychology degrees. Whether you want to study psychology online in Australia or conduct your education on-campus, UniSQ is flexible enough for you to follow your dream career path comfortably. Our robust and in-depth degrees will ensure that you are prepared for a rewarding career in mental health care. 

Become industry ready and gain practical experience in UniSQ's Psychology and Counselling Clinics, located in Ipswich and Toowoomba. Our postgraduate psychology students develop hand-on skills while offering vital services at a reduced rate to the wider community, under the guidance of clinical psychologists and supervisors.

According to the Good Universities Guide 2023, UniSQ is rated five out of five stars for:

  • psychology skill development
  • postgraduate psychology student support
  • graduate starting salaries.
What are the career prospects of a psychologist?
When you study psychology at UniSQ, you’ll learn in a collaborative and supportive educational environment. Because some career paths require a postgraduate psychology degree, we provide different study options, depending on your circumstances. A psychology degree at UniSQ will prepare you for various roles, including: 
  • Psychologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Mental health counsellor
  • Human resource manager
  • Teacher
  • Researcher
  • Media worker
  • Social worker.

UniSQ provides you with the necessary tools and training to prepare you for a career in providing essential help to those in need. At UniSQ, you will have the chance to study psychology online or on-campus, experiencing the same level of support and opportunity to connect with others.

What are the pathways to studying psychology at UniSQ?

Regardless of where you are in your educational journey, UniSQ gives many options and pathways to achieving an undergraduate psychology degree. Whether you’ve just finished high school study, have taken a long break, or have a VET, qualification, UniSQ will help you decide on an appropriate path to study psychology.

If you don’t meet entry to the psychology master degrees, you can study:

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