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Psychology & Mental Health Essentials

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Explore the fascinating psychology behind our brains, bodies and behaviours and learn new ways to improve mental health and wellbeing. Learn directly from Australia’s leading counsellors, psychologists and health coaches. Discover the complex inner wor...

Study Method Online, Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Mental health counselling +5
Ulleo -  Course
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The Counselling Toolkit

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Whether you want to launch a new career, upskill in your current role, or simply learn more about what it means to be human – counselling is an invaluable skill for anyone and everyone. Explore real-world counselling techniques and approaches fro...

Study Method Online, Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Mental health counselling +5
Ulleo -  Course
New

Criminology & Law Advanced Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Ever wondered why psychopaths exist? Or why do people commit crimes? Are you interested to learn what influences a person’s behaviour and the choices they make? Are you passionate about starting a career in criminology or the law? Then this course is f...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Law enforcement +6
Careerhouse -  Course

Foundation Counselling Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

As a science, psychology is the study of the human mind and its wide-ranging functions and influences. This course helps you understand human behaviour and mental processes and allows you to better understand how we think, act and feel. Studying psycho...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes School Counsellor +7
Careers Collectiv -  Course
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Criminal Psychology Certificate

Do you love listening to crime podcasts and watching real life crime television? Are you fascinated by forensics and the role they play to solve crime? Do you want to learn more about criminal behaviour and what leads people to do what they do? Then th...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Law enforcement +6
Careerhouse -  Course

Advanced Counselling Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

As a science, psychology is the study of the human mind and its wide-ranging functions and influences. This course helps you understand human behaviour and mental processes and allows you to better understand how we think, act and feel. Studying psycho...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes School Counsellor +7
Careers Collectiv -  Course
New

Graduate Certificate of Psychology

Whether you want to enhance your skills in your human-centred role or you are passionate about understanding the human psyche for yourself, JCU’s 100% online Graduate Certificate of Psychology will equip you to reach your goals. You can build you...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Business +4
James Cook University -  Course
New

Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Bridging)

These changes demand new thinking and new approaches to the way psychology is applied and how it is learnt. As well as creating greater career opportunities, these changes are having a positive impact in the field of psychology and alternative human-ce...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes General or clinical psycholo... +14
James Cook University -  Course
New

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Have you ever wondered how the brain processes sensory information such as the environment we live in? Been curious about behaviour and perception? Or considered why everyone is different? Completion of our 100% online program will provide you with the...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Human resource manager +3
The University of Adelaide -  Course

Criminal Psychology Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Expand your knowledge in this diverse and exciting industry. This course has been designed specifically to give you a broad introduction into criminal psychology and forensics and how they are key factors into solving crime and working with people suff...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Law Enforcement +10
Careers Collectiv -  Course
New

Learning Outcomes

A Bachelor of Psychology will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of how people feel, think and act, with a strong focus on theoretical studies, as well as the skill needed for a variety of areas that can benefit from psychological studies such as;

  • Community health
  • Mental health
  • Human resources
  • Policy development
  • Welfare
  • Research
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Counselling

Through core subjects as well as electives in chosen fields, many Bachelor of psychology programs offer a chance to build on a deeper understanding of behaviour and cognition which are major assets to potential employers in areas of marketing, counselling, community services, teaching and counselling.

Many Bachelor of Psychology also offer the ability to major in a specific area, as well as a number of dual qualifications existing in Australia. Some of the more popular areas of study include criminology, behaviour studies and psychological sciences.

How to Become a Psychologist

Currently, to become a registered Psychologist, students must obtain a Master’s or Doctorate degree in Psychology, in a course that is typically accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). After this, further training or study may be required.

While a Bachelor of psychology needs to be accredited in order to become a registered psychologist as well as further training needed, this course can give you a great foundational understanding of the methods, techniques and studies behind psychology which can be built on in furthering your studies.

Career Outcomes

If you want to use the knowledge you gain from a Bachelor of Psychology when you graduate, it can lead you to a multitude of exciting careers. Graduates with a Psychology degree under their belt are highly sought after in school a, community and businesses for their sound knowledge of thought processes and behaviour. Some of the career outcomes on offer include;

  • Counsellor
  • Marketing Manager
  • Social Work
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Protective Services

If you wish to pursue your studies and plan on building on the knowledge you gained in a Bachelor of Psychology, then consider undertaking a Master of Psychology. Upon completion of your studies, as well as work place training, this can open a world of possibilities for you. Some of the career outcomes as a registered Psychologist include:

  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Therapist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Education and Developmental Psychologist
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