The student experience

Choosing to study at the School of Pychology, Social Work and Social Policy means you'll graduate with more than just a degree.

Studying here at the School is a rich experience, incorporating fieldwork and research. You'll be ready to progress in your profession, you'll have gained an international network, and you'll have the skills to make an immediate and lasting contribution to society.

Student placements

Student placements are a significant part of education at the School. Students are placed within a range of programs, gaining valuable real-world experience. International placements may also be available.

Clinical experience

Students enrolled in the Master of Psychology (Clinical) postgraduate program gain clinical experience as Provisional Psychologists at the School's Psychology Clinic.

Research experience

The School's thriving research environment can be of benefit to you if you areinterested in exploring contemporary social issues. Where possible you will be given the opportunity to work on research activities, collaborating in multidisciplinary teams with a range of external organisations. Research degrees are also offered at the levels of Honours, Masters and PhD.

Hear from our students

Meet Chloe, a graduate of Psychological Science

Meet John, a graduate postgraduate Clinical Psychology

Meet Tessa, a graduate of Social Work and International Relations

Meet Amy, a graduate of Social Science: Human Services

Meet Emily – an international student at the University of South Australia. Follow her as she goes about her day on campus, living in the city of Adelaide

Areas of study and research

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