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
Follow your passions and drive your career forward, gaining essential workplace skills and knowledge in your Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Victoria University.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Hybrid, In person
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 Hybrid, In person
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 Campus, 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 Campus, Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, In person
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Psychological Studies
This double degree combines studies in psychology with a qualification in law.
Duration 5 years Campus City Campus, Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, In person
Bachelor of Psychological Studies
Understand human behaviour – how we reason, react and relate – through studies in psychology, one of Victoria University’s most popular subjects.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours)
Develop specialist knowledge to truly understand people with the Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours) at Victoria University.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
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 In person
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Get a better understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships and communication.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
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 In person
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 Hybrid

Undergraduate Certificate in Interpersonal and Organisational Skills

Gain specialised knowledge to help people thrive in the workplace, with the Undergraduate Certificate in Interpersonal and Organisational Skills from Victoria University.

Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
Undergraduate Certificate in Psychological Studies
Launch your career, with the Undergraduate Certificate in Psychological Studies from Victoria University.
Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person

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 In person
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 In person
Graduate Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Duration 8 months Campus Victoria University Online Delivery mode VU Online
Master of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Duration 2 years Campus Victoria University Online Delivery mode VU Online
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 Campus Delivery mode In person
Master of Counselling
Further your knowledge in counselling theory and practice through VU’s Master of Counselling.
Duration 2 years Campus City Campus Delivery mode In person
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health
Duration 8 months Campus Victoria University Online Delivery mode VU Online
Master of Mental Health
Duration 2 years Campus Victoria University Online Delivery mode VU Online
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing
Duration 8 months Campus Victoria University Online Delivery mode VU Online
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
Duration 16 months Campus Victoria University Online Delivery mode VU Online
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 In person

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 Campus, Footscray Park, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, In person
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 Campus, Footscray Park, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, In person

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 3% 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.