Psychology & mental health courses

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

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Introduction to Psychology & mental health courses

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.

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Psychology & mental health degrees

Undergraduate CUR-HPS-CTF

Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology

Undergraduate MAQ-PSY-DEG

Bachelor of Psychology

Undergraduate ECU-PSC-DEG

Bachelor of Psychology and Counselling

Undergraduate TAS-COU-DIP

Diploma of Counselling

Postgraduate TUA-MOC-MAS

Master of Counselling

Postgraduate SCU-MMH-MAS

Master of Mental Health

Psychology & mental health subjects

Undergraduate TAS-ZAC207

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Undergraduate USA-BEHL3036

Personality Psychology

Undergraduate UNE-PSYC101

Introductory Psychology I

Related degrees

Undergraduate MAQ-PSYX3337


Related degrees

Undergraduate USA-BEHL1026

Counselling Concepts

Postgraduate TAS-KHA601

Addictive Behaviours

How to become an psychology and mental health professional

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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