Do you want to use your knowledge and experience to help others? As a psychologist, you’ll empower others to improve their lives. And gain the skills to make a real difference to individuals and the community.
We want to empower you to empower others. So as a psychology student, you’ll learn from practitioners and clinicians who are actively involved in professional associations and community services. And you’ll benefit from our excellent clinic facilities, where you can complete practicums and casework.
Your career in psychology can follow many paths. You can work in child welfare, community work or health, education, corrective services, family or child services, transcultural and refugee agencies, and so much more.
If you don’t meet the state-based requirements for entry into your degree, don’t panic. There are various ways to get into ACU. to get started.
“My passion is helping people in diverse communities to get better access to health care, particularly for mental health.
If you have a healthy mind and a healthy perception you are more likely to achieve your goals. I believe it’s all about mental state. ACU helped me achieve the right mindset to finish my studies, so now I can facilitate a similar mindset with people I work with.”
Associate Professor Leah Brennan specialises in the application of psychology approaches to understanding and treating eating, weight and body image concerns. She is particularly interested in the development, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based interventions for the treatment in these areas.
Associate Professor Brennan works closely with a range of hospital, community and private treatment services to maximise the impact of her research.
It is a misconception that teenagers are the only ones who will benefit from attending Open Day.
At Open Day there are a lot of things to see and people to talk to. Here are a few essential Open Day events by faculty.
Books, fees, living expenses – costs can be a factor when considering study. But it shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your goals.
Luckily, we offer a range of scholarships to commencing and continuing students. They recognise everything from rewarding academic achievement to supporting equality. And with nearly 400 scholarships on offer, and the opportunity to apply for as many as you like, it pays to check your eligibility.
We believe great work that makes a positive impact should be recognised – and rewarded. So if you are regularly volunteering, we invite you to apply for our Community Achiever Program (CAP). If you are accepted into the program, you’ll receive an offer into an undergraduate degree as early as August. And you’ll become part of ACU’s CAP community.