Undergraduate study in psychology

Undergraduate study at Massey School of Psychology will give you a wide range of perspectives on psychology.

You'll gain insight into human behaviour and get skills in research and knowledge dissemination. These will make you attractive to many employers. Psychology can also help you better understand yourself and others.

Your programme options

To major in psychology, you have the option of a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Health Science degree. Pick the one that suits you, based on the courses you choose to take (electives) alongside your psychology major:

To major in business or educational psychology, you can take a Bachelor of Arts.

If you already have a degree in another subject, you can take the equivalent of a major in psychology by enrolling for the Graduate Diploma in Arts or Science.

If you only want to take a few courses, or want a stepping stone to a Graduate Diploma, you can take a Certificate in Arts.

Clinical Psychology Service

How to become a registered psychologist

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Your course options

Massey offers a range of undergraduate psychology courses.

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Additional recommendations

We recommend you acquire skills from other courses to enhance your psychology major.

Make use of tutors for support and advice on studying psychology.

Our graduates

A degree in psychology can open up a whole world of career opportunities.

  • Find out what some of our graduates are doing with their degrees.


  • Find out how to calculate your fees.

Undergraduate prospectus

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