The Bachelor of Psychological Science opens the door to a wide range of rewarding careers where you can make a real difference in the lives of others: Careers based on helping people suffering from trauma, mental health issues and physical disabilities; or where you can predict and change behaviours or improve performance – on the sporting field, in the workplace and in dealing with everyday life.
With a strong emphasis on critical thinking, communication and analytical skills, undergraduate qualifications in psychology can be applied to careers in private enterprise, government, and community settings. Some of the many possibilities include education (counselling, behaviour management), business (change management and organisational psychology), human resources and career guidance, criminal justice and child protection, sport, exercise and athlete performance, rehabilitation (counselling) and research to name a few.
Once fully registered as a practicing Psychologist, graduates can specialise and be endorsed in nine areas of practice, including:
- Clinical neuropsychology
- Clinical psychology
- Community psychology
- Counselling psychology
- Educational and developmental psychology
- Forensic psychology
- Health psychology
- Organisational psychology
- Sport and exercise psychology