Do you want to understand human nature, and explain both the strange and everyday behaviour you see around you? If so, then studying psychology at Victoria might be for you.
Whether you want to pursue a career as a clinical or forensic psychologist, or you want to develop your skills and knowledge that will equip you for any career path, then studying psychology at Victoria is a great option. We are the recognised number 1 School of Psychology in New Zealand in terms of research quality and output, and you will be taught by lecturers who are leading international figures in their field.
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In 2016 the School of Psychology will introduce a new 200-level course on lifespan development.
Dr Tirta Susilo recently joined our cognitive neuroscience programme. Tirta's research focuses on how we perceive and recognise objects, especially faces.
The School of Psychology will award full or partial fee waivers for Māori and Pasifika students accepted and enrolled in full-time study at fourth year level, or in the Clinical Psychology programme.
This summer we are again running PSYC 101, an online course which is internally assessed through six online tests.
Victoria University offers New Zealand’s only programmes in Forensic Psychology and Cross-cultural Psychology.