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Psychology courses

Our undergraduate psychology programs develop understandings of mental processes and human behaviour, and provide opportunities to increase your practical skills in communication, group work and critical thinking. Our view of psychology includes perspectives on human diversity and social inclusion as the basis for developing healthy communities. Our masters programs include Professional psychology, Clinical Psychology and Community Psychology.

Careers

Our graduates find employment opportunities including:

  • psychology
  • community
  • clinical
  • sports
  • researcher.

Short courses 1 course

Code:
VNEAP
Duration:
1000 hours
Campus:
City Flinders
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 7 courses

Code:
ABAB
Fees:

2020: A$12,800*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February,  July
Duration:
3 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
Choose your specialisation in arts from a range of subject areas and open up a world of career options. This course gives you the flexibility to choose from a broad range of Majors.
Code:
ABCY
Fees:

2020: A$11,600*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February, July
Duration:
3 years
Campus:
Footscray Park

Prepare for a fascinating career in the justice system or community welfare, with VU's Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Psychological Studies.

Code:
ABPA
Fees:

2020: A$14,200*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February, July
Duration:
3 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
This psychology course will help you develop an understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships, communication and cognitive processes.
Code:
AHPA
Fees:

2020: A$14,200*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February
Duration:
1 year
Campus:
Footscray Park
Study at an advanced level, complete a research thesis and gain a higher qualification. Further develop your capacity for informed, conceptual thinking and research skills.
Code:
ABPB
Fees:

2020: A$14,800*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February, July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
Get the flexibility to combine study in psychology with a business specialisation. Combining studies in psychology and business will enable students to gain expertise in understanding the behaviour of individuals in group and organisational settings.
Code:
ABPC
Fees:

2020: A$14,200*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February, July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
Get a better understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships and communication.
Code:
SBHP
Fees:

2019: A$13,400*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2019: February and July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
This course delivers a balance across the biological sciences, social sciences and humanities for a career in the sport, fitness, exercise and human movement professions.

Postgraduate 2 courses

Code:
AMAC
Fees:

2020: A$15,300*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
Footscray Nicholson

Pursue a career as a community psychologist. Become a part of a vibrant learning environment where your psychology skills and knowledge will be directed towards applied community psychology.

Code:
AMPE
Fees:

2020: A$14,050*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
City Flinders, Footscray Nicholson
Further your knowledge in counselling theory and practice through VU’s Master of Counselling.

Postgraduate research 2 courses

Postgraduate Research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
Code:
UPAP
Fees:

2019: A$15,700*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2019: February and July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Nicholson, Footscray Park, St Albans
Advance your psychology career and contribute important ideas to your discipline, with a PhD in Psychology from VU.
Code:
UPPA
Fees:

2019: A$15,700*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2019: February and July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Nicholson, Footscray Park

Our integrated program offers psychology graduates an alternative path to a PhD in Psychology, with intensive research training.

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