What career opportunities are possible with a psychology degree?

Psychology combines understanding of human behaviour (people skills) and analytical research skills. Your psychological knowledge is useful for a wide range of career paths. Our graduates have successful careers in the private and public sectors including:

Community, Non-for-Profit and Non-Government Organisations

  • Autism Association
  • Save the Children Australia
  • Relationships Australia
  • Women’s Health Service.


  • Counselling practices
  • Ernst and Young
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Workforce Australia.

Education Industry

  • Catholic Education Office
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Employment Directions Network.

State Government

  • Department for Child Protection
  • Department for Communities
  • Department of Corrective Services
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Health
  • Department of State Development
  • Child and Adolescent Community Health.

Federal Government

  • Centrelink
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and TradeDepartment of Social Service
  • Department of Human Services
  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Updated:  21 March 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director, RSP/Page Contact:  Web Admin, RSP