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Psychology and social work

For a better tomorrow

There's never been a more relevant time to study psychology and social sciences

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.

*Good Universities Guide 2023/24

Bachelor degree

Combined degree

Gain a career advantage with a double degree.


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.


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Psychology and social sciences at UniSC

Luke Costello
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.

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