Psychology for allied health



This sequence prepares students for work in complementary professional fields upon graduation. Careers immediately available to health sciences graduates within the pathway to allied professions, can be divided broadly into the following categories (please refer to the Psychology Careers website for details):

  • Community work
  • Coaching and counselling individuals and groups
  • Health and human services consulting
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Key information


Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online). Individual units may not be available on every campus.

Unit set code

MJ-H000035 - Major

MN-H000035 - Minor

Explore units


  • Health Behaviour HBS110
  • Child and Adolescent Development HPS202
  • Preparing for Employment HPS207
  • Applied Health Psychology HPS226
  • Pathways Through Adulthood HPS302
  • Psychology At Work (Internship) HPS328 (Start Anytime)
  • Minor students select HBS110 and HPS226 and either HPS202 and HPS302 OR HPS207 and HPS328 to suit your career goals.

    It is recommended students complete HPS207 in second year to allow sufficient time to complete HPS328 in the final year