What is Psychology?
Psychology is the scientific study of brain and behaviour. Psychologists study the psychological, biological, and social bases of how we think, feel, and behave—and they use this knowledge to solve problems in the real world. As scientists, psychologists conduct research in many settings including universities, hospitals, government, schools, and corporations. As practitioners, psychologists apply the knowledge gained from research to solve personal, social, and practical problems.
Our Degree Programs
Our Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA Honours) degrees emphasize the social and cultural bases of behaviour. This degree is ideal for students with a strength and interest in the social sciences.
Our Bachelor of Science (BSc)/Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc Honours) degrees emphasize the biological bases of behaviour and basic psychological mechanisms. This degree is ideal for students with a strength and interest in the natural sciences.
These and our other degree program options are described in more detail here.
2011 Annual Award Ceremony Winners