Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental health professionals help people understand their emotions and behaviours and manage their lives in constructive ways.

Make a meaningful difference

With around 1 in 5 people experiencing challenges with their mental health#, the focus and importance on mental health and wellbeing has never been more important.

If you'd like to make a real difference to the health and wellbeing of individuals and populations, now is the time - and our degrees, majors and specialisations will provide the tools.

Give yourself multiple career options

Our undergraduate mental health- and wellbeing-related degrees can get you started on countless rewarding career paths. You might work in mental health planning, administration or research. You could play an important role in community wellbeing services. Or perhaps you'll turn your hand to market research or health communication and community engagement. And if you've completed one of our psychology degrees, you could go on to master's study and become a practising clinical, health or organisational psychologist.

Career prospects

Employment growth for the majority of mental health- and wellbeing-related roles range from strong to very strong.

  • Ranked 85 globally for Life Sciences and Medicine*
  • Producing ‘world standard' research in Psychology^
  • Leads into multiple careers with strong demand

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022
^Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018
#The National Health Survey, 2017-18

Choose your level of study
The degree has let me explore all of these facets of psychology I hadn't considered before. You really get to see the way psychology is integrated into the world more than you think.