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Major

Psychology

Diploma in Science

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.

Studying Psychology can lead to opportunities in human resources, mental health services, youth and child support work, or fields a diverse as marketing, aged care and corrective services.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for life sciences and medicine

QS World University Rankings 2020

37 in the world for life sciences and medicine

QS World University Rankings 2020

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Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone

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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim

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How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • The Brain and Behavioural Sciences
  • Introduction to Psychology: Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology
  • Psychological Research Methodology
  • Learning & Cognition
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social & Organisational Psychology
  • Measurement in Psychology

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