Learn all about the diversity of human experience, how to engage with people effectively and gain useful skills to positively impact the lives of others.
With the challenges we currently face, there has never been a more relevant time to study psychology and social sciences. At UniSC you'll gain access to world-leading research from UniSC's Thompson Institute, the opportunity to work with patients under supervision on placement, and five-star rated teaching*. Our graduates are in high demand, which is no surprise considering we're ranked first in Queensland for learner engagement, overall experience, student support, teaching quality and graduate outcomes.* And, we're No. 1 in Australia for postgraduate learning resources*.
Explore our degrees in psychology and social work and start down the rewarding and fascinating path of supporting others.
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Add one year for an Honours Degree
This program is 'End-on honours' which means one year of study, in addition to your bachelor degree and meeting the entry requirements.
I became fascinated by psychological research during my recovery from my own lived experience of mental illness. I've been really interested in many of the different areas of psychology that I’ve been studying and I have a strong passion for research, but I’m keeping an open mind about where my study takes me.
Bachelor of Psychology
Higher Degree by Research
Psychology and social sciences at UniSC - IN THE NEWS
Out of the mines and into the mind
After more than a decade as a FIFO worker in the coal and gas industries, Luke Costello realised he could – and would – completely change his life’s direction. Now in his second year into a Bachelor of Psychology with honours at UniSC Moreton Bay, Luke’s determined to try and understand what makes people tick.
New National PTSD Centre brings new hope to trauma survivors
A mental health counsellor, who was seven-years-old when she saw her mother electrocuted, says a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder research centre on the Sunshine Coast could help change the lives of millions across Australia.