What you can expect from undergraduate study in Psychology
The ratings that appear on this site were published in the 2013 editions of the Good Universities Guides.
What you're in for
On average, how tough is it to get into Psychology courses?
Very Easy|Easy|Average|Tough|Very Tough
Who does undergraduate courses in Psychology?
|Number of students||25,099|
|Percent of students over 25 years||26%|
|Percent of students from non-English speaking backgrounds||14%|
|Number of international students||1,922|
|Percent studying part time||76%|
|Percent studying externally||20%|
|Coming direct from school||63%|
Average tuition fees for international students $70,383 per annum
Graduates views of the course experience
|Development of generic skills|
"According to the national Course Experience Questionnaire, most psychology graduates rated their university experience quite highly, especially their generic skills. Unemployment rates are average, with 37 per cent of recent graduates looking for work in 2010. Because of the nature of the field, a large percentage (41 per cent) go on to further study. Starting salaries were sitting at $46,940. "
What salary can I expect?
|Graduate starting salary||$47,554|
Will I get a job?
|Percentage of graduates looking for job who did not find full time work four months after graduation||38%|
Where graduates go when they do get jobs:
Will I need to go on to further study?
|How many graduates immediately go on to further study?||40%|
How difficult is it to get into undergraduate courses in Psychology?
View entry toughness to non-combined courses.
Do institutions differ in how they teach Psychology?
Yes. The following 85 campuses all provide Psychology courses. Click on the campus name to find out more about the individual campuses. Click on the University name to see how their Psychology courses rate and compare.
CRICOS Provider IDs: 00885B, 00873F, 00004G, 00112C
CRICOS Provider IDs: 01328A(NSW), 0256B(QLD), 02829E(VIC)
CRICOS Provider IDs: 00005F, 025973E, 01947G
CRICOS Provider IDs: 00219C (QLD), 01315F (NSW), 01624D (VIC)
CRICOS Provider IDs: 00244B, 02225M