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Undergraduate

Discover your path: undergraduate programs in psychology and health await!

Whether you're drawn to understanding behaviour, unlocking the keys to mental or physical health, or exploring the intersections of mind and body, our undergraduate programs offer an immersive experience like no other. Dive into dynamic coursework that offers pathways into post-graduate study in psychology and medicine. With supportive faculty and a vibrant community of learners, you'll be empowered and inspired to make a meaningful impact in the lives of others. 

At ANU, psychology can be studied in the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Bachelor of Science (Psychology), minor, or through diverse degree pathways, including the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and combined degree options, providing a flexible and enriched educational experience.

Undergraduate degree programs

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Ready to take on global health challenges? Dive into this degree to harness a strong understanding about medicine, biomedical science, psychology, and more. This program is your gateway to a career as an allied health professional, or health-related profession, offering a broad understanding of key themes crucial for success. Plus, it's your steppingstone to the prestigious Doctor of Medicine and Surgery program at ANU.

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ANU graduate and melanoma researcher Phoebe Doohan in her lab at JCSMR, the ANU College of Health & Medicine at ANU in Canberra, ACT, Australia, 13 December, 2023. (Tracey Nearmy/ANU)

The Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) at ANU provides advanced, research-focused education in health sciences, enhancing analytical skills and offering specialised knowledge for careers in health research, policy, and academia.

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Bachelor of Philosophy, Neuroscience and Psychology

This program draws upon Australian National University's world-leading strengths in philosophy (top 10 in the world), neuroscience and psychology to take you on a pioneering and interdisciplinary academic journey. The program will foster a unique environment where innovation, collaboration, and cutting-edge research converge to challenge traditional boundaries of thought.

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Tuckwell Scholars Ellie George, Chloe Harpley and Sachini Poogoda study at Scholar's House, Australian National University.

The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) will allow you to explore both the research and applied components of psychology, with the opportunity to specialise in an area of interest when completing Honours in your fourth year.

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Students study in the Marie Reay Teaching Centre at the Australian National University.

The Bachelor of Science (Psychology) at ANU offers a rigorous education in psychological science. Covering key areas like cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and developmental psychology, it prepares students for diverse careers in psychology and research.

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Join the ANU Honours program in Psychology and Medicine. Gain advanced research skills, specialized knowledge, and professional training for diverse careers in healthcare and psychological science.

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Whether you are a current or future ANU student there are various scholarships available to support the cost of your studies. Donors and benefactors, external organisations and the Australian Government fund many of the scholarships we offer.

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Access state-of-the-art research facilities and cutting-edge technologies that are supporting scientific discoveries and advancements. 

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Student stories

Mother-daughter duo fulfilling long-held career dreams

After two successful careers - as a teacher and dietitian - second year medical student, Jeanette Ryan is on the path to realising her dream of…
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How a student prize helped build a pathology workforce in the ACT

The ACT Pathology Year 2 student prize was created with a larger mission in mind.
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Dr Elaine dos Santos has just crossed the finish line on her PhD journey. Here's what her research revealed and what she'll be doing next.
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