Careers in psychology

Job titles for graduates with studies in psychology can include:

  • Psychologist (including clinical psychologist, clinica neuropsychologist, community psychologist, counselling psychologist, educational psychologist, forensic psychologist, health psychologist, organisational psychologist, sports psychologist)
  • Human resources professional
  • Researcher
  • Research assistant
  • Marketing, communications or public relations specialist
  • Policy officer
  • Health promotion professional
  • Public health professional
  • Project manager
  • Sleep scientist
  • Welfare officer

Sources include: LinkedIn profiles of University of Melbourne graduates.

Our graduates are employed at organisations including:

  • Austin Health
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Royal Children's Hospital
  • Department of Justice
  • Deloitte
  • St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
  • Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  • Deakin University
  • RMIT
  • University of Melbourne.

Sources include the LinkedIn profiles of University of Melbourne graduates.

Psychology graduates work in fields such as:

  • Community and social services
  • Education
  • Business development
  • Health-care services
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Program and project management
  • Research

Sources include the LinkedIn profiles of University of Melbourne graduates.

Bachelor of Science majors:

Graduate study options that lead to registration as a psychologist include:

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Other graduate study options are: