Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and human behaviour and gaining a qualification in Psychology can open the door to a number of career paths that require interaction or an understanding of human behaviour and development.
Psychology is a very popular subject at university level; however, it is an equally useful subject for studying other subjects at higher education, for example: law or nursing. Careers relating to Psychology include: police, nursing, teaching, counselling, human resources and personnel. University study in Psychology can lead to careers in areas of Applied Psychology, including: clinical, educational, sports, criminal, forensic, counselling, environmental and organisational psychology.
The 2 year course covers four compulsory units:
In year two, you will also study three behaviours: autistic spectrum behaviours, criminal behaviours and stress.