Studying Psychology

Studying psychology provides insights into human behaviour, thought processes and emotional responses.  It is a popular choice for students because a knowledge of psychology has a wide application. There are a range of opportunities to study psychology in New Zealand.  A number of high schools offer psychology with level 3 psychology standards having been added to the approved subject lists for University Entrance.  The following New Zealand academic institutions offer psychology programmes.


For educational/developmental psychology programmes also check here:

Canterbury University Child and Family Psychology
Massey University Educational Psychology undergraduate and postgraduate
Victoria University in Wellington Educational Psychology


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