Do you have a curious mind and want to help people?

Our undergraduate psychology programs develop your understanding of mental processes and human behaviour. You'll learn 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.

Bachelor of Arts
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.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Psychological Studies

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

Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Studies
Study the motivations that underpin criminal acts, and gain the knowledge needed to make a difference in the community, with the Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Studies at Victoria University.
Duration 4 years Campus City Queen, Footscray Park Delivery mode Block
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
This double degree provides students with the opportunity to combine studies in psychology with a qualification in law.
Duration 6 years Campus City Queen, Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Psychological Studies
This double degree combines studies in psychology with a qualification in law.
Duration 5 years Campus City Queen, Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Bachelor of Psychological Studies
This psychology course will help you develop an understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships, communication and cognitive processes.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours)
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.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Bachelor of Psychological Studies/Bachelor of Business
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.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Get a better understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships and communication.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Face to Face
Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Psychological Studies
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.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face

Master of Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
Become a professional clinical psychologist working with children, adolescents and adults when you study the Master of Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology).
Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Blended
Master of Applied Psychology (Community Psychology)

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.

Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Graduate Diploma in Counselling

Gain ACA accreditation in counselling with a Graduate Diploma of Counselling from Victoria University. Study part-time over a two-year period and gain practical skills through industry-based placements.

Duration 2 years Campus City Flinders Delivery mode Face to Face
Master of Counselling
Further your knowledge in counselling theory and practice through VU’s Master of Counselling.
Duration 2 years Campus City Flinders Delivery mode Face to Face
Master of Professional Psychology

Prepare for your final internship to become a practising psychologist, with a Master of Professional Psychology at VU.

Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson, Footscray Park Delivery mode Face to Face

Master of Arts (Research)
Postgraduate research opportunities are available in humanities, history, sociology and the arts.
Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Park, St Albans, Other Delivery mode Face to Face
Doctor of Philosophy

Undertake your PhD in a world-leading research centre. Victoria University's Institute for Health and Sport (IHES) provides expert supervision in a wide range of disciplines.

Duration 4 years Campus City Flinders, City Queen, Footscray Park, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)

Receive intensive research training before beginning an innovative thesis in the broad areas of health and sport with our integrated PhD program.

Duration 4 years Campus City Flinders, City Queen, Footscray Park, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face

Bachelor of Speech and Language Sciences/Master of Speech Pathology

Turn your passion for social equity and health science into an exciting profession in the field of speech pathology, sometimes referred to as speech therapy. This Australian-first dual degree will prepare you to change the future for people who have difficulties with oral communication, as well as support their families and broader community.

Duration 4.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Face to face, On campus

Studying psychology at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.

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