Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Newcastle

    Study Psychology at Newcastle in Australia

Psychology is a fascinating area of science that looks at the cause of human behaviour and uses this understanding to solve practical problems. As a student of Psychology at the University of Newcastle, you will gain skills in one of the fastest growing industries in Australia.

When you study a Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Newcastle, you will cover a broad range of areas within psychology such as memory, decision making, and developmental studies. Biology and statistics courses are also included which are fundamental to understanding psychology.

    Get a high standard accredited Psychology degree

The course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), that ensures education and training is conducted to the highest standards so that graduates are equipped to practice as registered psychologists.

We received research rankings equivalent to world-class standard and above in psychology according to Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012, and we are one of only four institutions in the country to achieve this. Our staff are actively involved in research, which means you will be taught using the latest developments and advancements happening in the real world.

    Work as a psychologist

Our graduates are highly sought after by professionals in many industries who recognise our leading world-research reputation and the quality of our programmes. The Bachelor of Psychology offered at the University of Newcastle also includes guest lectures from practicing psychologists, problem-based workshops and video material to help students prepare for professional practice.

Many of our graduates find employment as careers counsellors, case workers, clinical psychologists, community liaison officer, counsellors, juvenile justice officers, mediators, psychologists, among many others.

  • Our graduates are equipped with the most up-to-date skills to find employment and start successful careers, including:
  • Commitment to utilisation of evidence-based practices in Psychology
  • Ability to make informed decisions about best practices
  • Apply knowledge in a real-world context
  • Use independent thinking