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Undergraduate subject

Psychological Wellbeing

01 December 2023

When you study Psychological Wellbeing at UC you get to delve into health-related behaviour, developmental disorders, and the science and practice of wellbeing and professional psychological practice. Learn more.



Psychological Wellbeing


This subject delves into health-related behaviours, developmental disorders, and the science and practice of wellbeing and professional psychological practice.

You will take a holistic view of wellbeing based on latest research, so you can help people and communities thrive.

Psychological Wellbeing

Psychological Wellbeing

What will my study involve?

  • Learn how to educate others on caring for their physical health and the benefits this has on the body and mind.
  • Develop methods in motivating ourselves to engage in recreational exercise, outdoor adventure, training regimes, and more.
  • Study the wider implications of healthy, physical lifestyles on other aspects of society, including relationships, mental health, skill-building, and cultural impact.
  • Gain practical experiences working with diverse groups throughout your degree and in encouraging more inclusive and equitable practices in sporting and health industries.

Psychological Wellbeing


Psychological Wellbeing minor

Complete the compulsory courses for the Bachelor of Psychological Science, along with the following minor courses:



If completing a second minor that also requires PSYC376, you will instead take PSYC349 Learning & Behaviour Analysis.

Psychological Wellbeing

Career opportunities

By learning about the science behind wellbeing, developmental disorders, and the impact of cultural and environmental factors on wellbeing, you will be able to 'see' a person beyond just their symptoms, and offer practical solutions to improve their life.

Career pathways could include:

  • counselling
  • statistical or clinical research
  • clinical psychology
  • government and healthcare agencies.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.

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