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Psychology

Psychology

 

OVERVIEW

 

Psychology examines human behaviour, thoughts, actions, interactions and reactions. Psychology cuts across various sectors including researching and advising in fields including education, healthcare, relationships, crime and punishment, advertising, workplace practice and sports training.

 

SPECIALISATION

Clinical psychology
Clinical Psychology focuses on  mental and emotional distress and wellbeing. Students are exposed to the usage of psychological techniques such as interviews, observation, psychometric testing to assess conditions such as depression, anxiety and relationship problems.

Neuropsychology
Neuropsychology focuses on the brain, and its relation to psychological processes and behaviours. Students are exposed to the various types of neurological problems, such as degenerative diseases, brain damage from injury, strokes, tumours and disorders caused by consuming toxins or problems with the body’s metabolism.

Educational psychology
Educational psychology degrees focus on barriers to learning, involving the assessment of learning difficulties and social and emotional factors, and identifying strategies and solutions in response.

Forensic and criminal psychology
Forensic and criminal psychology focuses on the  application of psychology to focus on crime and criminal behaviour. Areas of focus include risk assessment, prisoner profiling, treatment and rehabilitation programs, analysis of crime trends, and assessing mental health.

 

 

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VOCATIONAL ACADEMIC PROGRESSION STUDY PROGRAMS

 

 

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