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Enjoy the study variety of this large discipline that covers topics like brain function, memory, conscious experience, lifespan development and social behaviour, together with the full spectrum of functional and dysfunctional behaviours.

Graduates undertake careers in human resources, mental health services, youth and child support work, or fields a diverse as marketing, aged care and corrective services.

Highlights

23 in the world for psychology

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Child and adolescent psychologist
  • Behaviour therapist
  • Community mental health practitioner
  • Mental health practitioner
  • Community health officer
  • Family therapist

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Psychological Research Methodology
  • The Brain and Behavioural Sciences
  • Introduction to Psychology: Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology
  • Neuroscience for Psychologists

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