Studying to become a psychologist is a long process and many students would prefer to include psychology as a component of their degree rather than concentrating their studies on psychology.
In the Bachelor of Arts program, students can undertake:
Similarly, in the Bachelor of Science program, students can complement their science courses by undertaking anything from a small number of psychology courses to an accredited extended major.
Psychology courses can also be studied as part of a Bachelor of Social Science, as an elective in a range of other degrees offered by The University of Queensland, or as part of a range of different dual degree programs.
Those who choose careers outside of psychology will find their training in psychology to be highly relevant and useful in their lives and work. Some career opportunities for which studying psychology provides a useful basis include: