The School of Psychology offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that set students up for rewarding careers in a range of fields.


Students can complete an undergraduate major in Psychology in the following programmes:

The School also offers the following postgraduate qualifications in Psychology:

Current VUW Psychology students or students wishing to come to the School of Psychology on exchange should contact Dr Matt Crawford.


A degree in Psychology is an advantage to any job that requires an understanding of people. Knowledge of human behaviour, critical thinking skills and research techniques can be applied to any field. Our graduates have a proven reputation and are highly sought after in the workplace.

For more information on Psychology related careers, download a copy of the Career View - Psychologypdf817KB brochure.

Careers for Psychology graduates include:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Website Designer
  • Journalist
  • Sound Engineer
  • Copy Editor
  • Architect
  • Qualitative Research Executive
  • Marketing Manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Academic
  • Researcher
  • Personnel Consultant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Army Officer
  • Risk Assessment Coordinator