More about Psychology
Students enrol in psychology for many reasons. Those aiming at an academic career require an honours degree
followed by a PhD, whereas professionals working in the community need more
However, most students who enrol in undergraduate psychology are not aiming at a professional career, but choose the subject because it gives them a useful background for occupations such as teaching, personnel work, law, administration, management, social research and policy development.
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Cape York Welfare Reform
Social psychology academics in the Research School of Psychology have played a key role in the evaluation of the Cape York Welfare Reform (CYWR). The CYWR is a package of policy initiatives introduced in 2008 designed to address the deterioration of social and economic conditions in Cape York and re-build individual and social responsibility and capability (find out more...)
Academy of the Social Sciences
Professor Don Byrne has been appointed to the Membership Committee of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. The Academy of the Social Sciences is one of the four learned academies in Australia. This Committee is responsible to the Academy for reviewing and recommending nominations of distinguished Australian social scientists for Fellowship of the Academy, and for advising the Academy generally on matters to do with membership and the recognition of Australian scholarship in the social sciences. The appointment is for a period of three years.
Undergraduate psychology courses offered in 2013 (find out more...)
Confused about teaching weeks in 2013? - visit the ANU calendar generator (find out more...)
Approval to Waive Prerequisites - complete this form when you wish to enrol in a course for which you do not have the prerequisites (find out more...)
Academic Honesty - what is plagiarism? (find out more...)
Assessment Arrangements for Students from Language Backgrounds Other Than English (find out more...)
Conditions for Approval of Special Examinations (find out more...)
Psychology Examination Rule and Laboratory Attendance Rule (find out more...)
Did you know that you can complete a major and an honours degree in Psychology within your Arts degree? (find out more...)
Job Prospects in Psychology - if you study psychology at ANU your job prospects are very good (find out more...)
If you haven't majored in psychology but are still interested in our Honours program, you might be able to use the Graduate Diploma in Psychological Studies as a pathway to our degree (find out more...)
Psychology Administration Office opening times - 9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5:00pm
(The office is closed for lunch between 12:30pm and 1:30pm)