Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Macquarie University

About the Course

Everything we do in life is connected to psychology.

Defined as the study of the human mind and behaviour, psychology plays a number of important roles in modern society. Having an understanding of human behaviour will give students an edge in a variety of careers, including health, human resources, law, education, social welfare or market research.

Through this degree, students will get exposure to a wide range of fundamental psychological concepts, as well as to more specialised areas such as child psychology, neuropsychology, social and personality psychology, cognition and perception, and psychopathology.

This degree provides an excellent foundation for those who wish to pursue a career in psychology-related areas.

How To Apply

Applications are not required to enrol in the introductory subjects for this degree.




  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Social and Personality Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Biopsychology and Learning
  • Cognitive Processes
  • Design and Statistics
  • Principles of Psychological Assessment
  • Psychological Science: Putting Theory into Practice
  • Psychopathology

Career Opportunities

  • Health and Social Welfare
  • Social Policy
  • Market Research
  • and various functions associated with human resources and services.


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