Our psychology courses will teach you how to unlock the secrets of the human brain so you can understand what motivates us in every facet of life.

In your psychology studies, you’ll learn about human behaviour so you can make a positive impact on our collective or individual wellbeing.

Once you graduate from your psychology degree, you’ll be on the path to practising psychology in a clinical setting. You can also apply psychology to a number of other careers, bringing your knowledge of human behaviour to whatever you do.

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    How to become a professional psychologist

    At Swinburne, we offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate psychology degrees that are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

    Our APAC-accredited degrees support the path to becoming a fully registered psychologist, as determined by the Psychology Board of Australia.

Why study Psychology with us?

The largest psychology clinic in Australia*

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

#1 in Melbourne for graduate salary

*Swinburne Psychology Clinic
#Department of Jobs and Small Business-Industry Projections Science
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This Piece of Paper_Explores The Mind

At Swinburne, Bianca-Jaye’s getting more than a piece of paper. In fact, it took her just 2x papers to score her first big breakthrough. The first a Swinburne Bachelor of Psychological Sciences and the second, her first assignment in that same degree.


Earn more than other graduates

Graduates of Swinburne's three-year undergraduate psychology program earn the highest UG graduate salary one year out in Melbourne. Swinburne is also ranked #1 in Melbourne for postgraduate graduates finding jobs within 4 months of finishing their degree.


  • "The staff at Swinburne are friendly and approachable and the students feel like they’re part of a community. The Hawthorn campus is so close to the city and has everything you’ll need. I had an unforgettable experience playing Ultimate Frisbee at the University Games!"

    Jessica , Studying Psychology

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