Psychology & mental health courses

Study how people think, what they believe and how they live

Choose a speciality or career

Map the functions of the human mind or explore the pursuit of knowledge.

Examine how people behave, think and feel. Mind the mental health of others. Reveal the human experience from basic brain functions to complex characteristics, language and personality.

Think about how people process information, reason and remember. Speculate the principles of logic, analyse arguments, question values or search for knowledge and truth.

Reflect on ethics in the 21st century or debate religious beliefs. Find creative solutions to complex social problems or learn an ecclesial language.

Find a spectrum of pathways and careers about the study of human behaviour, ways of life, beliefs, values and spirituality.

David studied behavioural studies with Swinburne University through Open Universities Australia

Psychology & mental health degrees

Undergraduate SCU-PSY-DEG-2023

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Undergraduate USA-BPS-DEG-2023

Bachelor of Psychology

Undergraduate TAS-COU-DIP-2023

Diploma of Counselling

Undergraduate CUR-HPS-CTF-2023

Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology

Undergraduate USA-PSY-DEG-2023

Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology

Undergraduate TAS-PSS-DEG-2023

Bachelor of Science (Psychological Science)

Postgraduate RMI-PSY-GDI-2023

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Psychology & mental health subjects

Undergraduate MAQ-PSYX2234-2023

Social and Personality Psychology

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Undergraduate MAQ-PSYX3332-2023

Principles of Psychological Assessment

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Undergraduate MAQ-PSYX3337-2023


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Undergraduate MAQ-PHIX2026-2023

The Ethics and Moral Psychology of Good and Evil

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Undergraduate MAQ-PHIX2056-2023

Knowledge, Language and Power

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Undergraduate MAQ-PHIX2060-2023

Bioethics, Genes and Biotechnology

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Undergraduate MAQ-PHIX3051-2023

Great Texts in Philosophy and Ethics

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Undergraduate MAQ-PHIX3052-2023

Social and Existential Questions

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Rationalise a career that seeks to better understand and help people

Counsel others, explore social work practices, or weigh up notions of goodness and justice. Practice good faith.

Graduates are highly sought after in a range of human services positions in: community and mental health, human resource management, policy development, research, welfare, journalism, marketing and advertising.


Improve your career prospects when you study through OUA and get accreditation from some of Australia’s peak, reputable organisations.

Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

APAC consults with governments, professional organisations and education providers on psychologists' behalf. This ensures that their members have access to quality training and education so they can stay at the cutting edge of their profession.

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