The School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide is home to world-class psychology researchers, educators, and practitioners. We seek to expand the capabilities of industry and improve the lives of Australians. We build on a long tradition of international excellence in our research and teaching to adapt to the big challenges facing the world.

Healthy Communities
We contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of communities.

Human Cognition and Performance
We work to enhance decision making and workplace performance.

Lifespan Development
We strive to improve outcomes across the lifespan.

Education and Meta-Research
We research our outstanding and innovative teaching practices.

Undergraduate Psychology

Postgraduate Psychology

Study Psychology with us

From the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Psychology (Advanced) (Honours), to the Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Psychology options, we offer a range of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

At postgraduate level, we’re unique in South Australia in offering three professional master’s programs leading to registration as a psychologist (clinical, health, and organisation and human factors). You’ll also find the school has a vibrant PhD student body, with over 80 higher degree by research students studying across our various research areas.

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Get hands-on experience in our teaching clinics

Master’s students develop real-world psychology skills at our affiliated Adelaide teaching clinics and practices: the Centre for the Treatment of Anxiety and Depression; and Ngartunna Wiltanendi.

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Psychology research

Our school’s research spans many fields of psychological inquiry but reflects particular strengths in the areas of health, disability and lifespan development, cognition and brain, and social and organisational psychology.

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Learn from our talented staff

Working closely with our collaborators in the professional psychology field, they also train the next generation of psychologists at our teaching clinics and practices across Adelaide.

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