Course Description

You will learn how to apply psychological theories to topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health, criminal activity and group behaviour.
You will also learn how to evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional states. You will develop interpersonal and communication skills and learn about the principles of counselling and core areas of psychology. You will learn how to help people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a professional practice placement to enhance your skills.

Honours is available for this degree through an additional year of study at the Gold Coast or Mt Gravatt campus.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,444 total course cost.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Psychology undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.0% (national average 63.6%)
Improved skills: 88.1% (national average 84.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 88.1% (national average 81.0%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Griffith University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Psychology undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 53.7% (national average 58.9%)
Studying full time: 38.3% (national average 37.3%)
Median full time salary: $54,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 1312