Handbooks and Forms relating to your psychology studies can be found at on the School’s website
A variety of forms relating to students matters can be found on the Faculty of Health Sciences website
Academic & Critical Dates outline when enrolment opens/close, last day to withdraw from courses without fail, exam and supplementary exam periods as well as semester dates for the current and next year.
If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Adelaide and you wish to transfer into a new program (or start another program concurrently), you may be eligible to apply for an internal transfer
If you have completed University study at another institution you may be eligible for course credit for course work already completed. Please see the School Office for further information
Students studying psychology programs are able to participate in Study Abroad/Student Exchange Programs. Students are responsible for obtaining approval from the School of Psychology at least 8-weeks prior to starting the exchange. In the first instance they need to contact the School’s Student Liaison Officer to discuss their options.
Students are only permitted to partake in these exchanges during the
- First and/or second semester of Level II
- First semester of Level III
Psychology courses undertaken during the exchange must meet the year level and content of psychology topics covered during the semester they are away.
General Undergraduate Handbook
This handbook is relevant to students enrolled in Level I, II or III Psychology courses. It covers areas such as
- School Administration
- Assignments & Practicals & Examinations
- Psychology Students Society
- University Policies & Safety Guidelines
Level I Psychology
PSYCHOL 1000 Psychology IA
PSYCHOL 1001 Psychology IB
PSYCHOL 1004 Research Methods in Psychology
Psychology I is made up of three 3-unit courses, PSYCHOL 1000 Psychology IA (Semester 1) and PSYCHOL 1001 Psychology IB and PSYCHOL 1004 Research Methods in Psychology (Semester 2). These courses are available as single courses, or as part of a sequence in Psychology. They may be taken separately, and Psychology IA is not a prerequisite for Psychology IB. However, ALL courses must be passed if you wish to proceed to Level II psychology courses.
Level II Psychology
PSYCHOL 2004 Doing Research In Psychology
PSYCHOL 2007 Psychology in Society
PSYCHOL 2006 Foundations of Perception & Cognition
PSYCHOL 2005 Foundations of Health & Lifespan Developmental Psychology
All four courses must be passed to continue onto Level III psychology courses.
Level III Psychology
PSYCHOL 3020 Doing Research In Psychology: Advanced (COMPULSORY)
PSYCHOL 3021 Health & Lifespan Developmental Psychology
PSYCHOL 3022 Individual Differences, Personality & Assessment
PSYCHOL 3023 Perception and Cognition
PSYCHOL 3026 Learning & Behaviour
PSYCHOL 3025 Psychology, Science & Society