Study Experience

Study at the School of Psychology and you’ll have the opportunity to learn from leaders in their field and develop superior analytical skills that will benefit you in a wide range of careers.

Here at the School of Psychology, you’ll experience a stimulating combination of individualised, hands-on learning experiences - including internships, placements and classroom-based learning.

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Options for every stage of your career

Our school can offer you a range of world-class undergraduate, postgraduate coursework, and postgraduate research degrees. At postgraduate level, we’re unique in South Australia in offering three professional master’s programs leading to registration as a psychologist. We also offer combined PhD and master’s degrees for high-achieving students who wish to extend themselves. Find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

Scholarship opportunities

The University offers a number of scholarships to potential and currently enrolled undergraduate and postgraduate students, and there are also many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations. Just one example is our Research Travel Scholarships, which enable talented students - and that could be you - to study abroad at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world. It’s an experience that could open the way for you to engage in cross or in-discipline collaboration with top researchers the world over. 

Study overseas

As a psychology student, you can undertake a semester exchange program and study overseas with your choice of a worldwide range of partner universities. Our past students have studied at institutions such as Uppsala in Sweden, Cambridge University in the UK, Maastricht and Utrecht Universities in the Netherlands, and Guelph, McMaster and McGill Universities in Canada. For more information about studying overseas as a psychology student, contact

Student clubs

University isn’t all work and no play. Joining a student club is a great way to pursue other interests and meet new people. From sports and hobbies to politics and culture, the University of Adelaide has a wide range of student clubs for you to consider. As a psychology student, you may find the Psychology Students Association of particular interest.

Are you a current student?

If you’re already studying at the University, you’ll find a whole range of useful information on our Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Student Support Centre page. It includes clinical placement information, study plans, information about joining our peer mentoring program and more.