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Choose Psychology at Swinburne

Psychology is more than an understanding of the mind, it requires you to provide strategies to help make people healthy.

Our psychology courses give you the skills you need to understand, predict, and explain human behaviour. They’ll prepare you to make lives better.

You’ll also be able to gain APAC accreditation upon graduating with a psychology degree from Swinburne.

Whether you move into clinical practice, counselling, HR or another industry, society will always need people who understand people. An insight into the human mind will give you an advantage in your career and beyond.

Browse our TAFE and APAC accredited undergraduate and postgraduate psychology courses from our study disciplines to find detailed course information, application dates, psychology ATAR scores, fees, entry requirements and more. 

Why study with us?

The largest psychology clinic in Australia*

 Healthcare industry will grow 14.9% over the next five years#

#1 in Victoria for graduate starting salary^

Psychology study guide

Psychology study guide

Study for a career in clinical practice, counselling, HR, or use your human insight to give you an advantage in your chosen career.
Study Psychology at Swinburne

Real-world experiences

Discover how Swinburne graduates Kerry and Deborah made the most of opportunities to gain work experience before completing their degrees. Now, they’re both making a difference in the world by taking their studies in psychology in two different directions.

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  • HANDS ON EXPERIENCE

    Swinburne Psychology Clinic

    Swinburne Psychology Clinic is the largest university psychology clinic in Australia. The clinic allows students undertaking postgraduate studies in clinical or counselling psychology to gain valuable experience, training and clinical skills needed to work independently.

Where can a psychology course take you?

There are many pathways you can take when you study a psychology course. Here's what's involved for one popular career option, how to become a professional psychologist.

*Swinburne Psychology Clinic

#Department of Jobs and Small Business-Industry Projections Science

^A$9,600 more than the national average. Good Universities Guide. Source.

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.