Join Massey’s market-leading Bachelor of Science (Psychology) and learn how people perceive, learn, think, develop, behave, and relate to one another.
Psychology is a growing and ever-changing subject which helps us make sense of the human impact on the world in which we live.
You'll learn how people perceive, learn, think, develop, behave, and relate to one another.
Courses will teach you how the structure of the brain affects our behavior, what makes people different from one another, and how being in groups affects people's behavior.
Finally, you'll learn how factors like culture, gender, poverty, and mental illness affect our health, our thinking, and our behavior.
Massey graduates more clinical psychologists than any other university in New Zealand.
The university's research and teaching are unique and recognized nationally and internationally.
This strength and expertise mean your learning will be relevant to today’s jobs and societies and your degree will have a great reputation.
During your degree, you can take part in the university's broad selection of courses across areas including forensic, experimental, and community psychology that demonstrate how foundational skills can be applied.
Some of the topics taught in psychology courses include:
• abnormal and therapeutic psychology • bicultural perspectives in psychology • brain and behavior
• community psychology • evolution, learning and culture • memory and cognition
• organizational psychology • social psychology
Note: July start will take 3.5 years to complete.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,160|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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