Psychologists support people’s health and wellbeing by helping them understand the way they think, behave, feel and learn.

Be part of a remarkable health culture

The University of Adelaide has a reputation for excellence in health education dating back more than 135 years. We're also home to one of the world’s top 150 psychology schools*.

Our School of Psychology has strong connections to industry with expertise in the areas of health, disability and the lifespan; brain and cognition; social and organisational psychology. And all our teaching is informed by our research, which is universally rated 'world standard'^.

Give yourself multiple career options

Our undergraduate psychology and psychology-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 psychology-related roles range from strong to very strong.

  • Ranked 150 globally for Psychology*
  • 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

Choose your level of study
The balance between academic and social life has been well emphasised by the University, and the engagement of staff with students is incredible. This university is perfect for anyone seeking to achieve a high academic standing in a fun, supportive environment.