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With the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Psychology), you can study psychology without completing a second bachelor’s degree.
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The Graduate Certificate in Arts (Psychology) is a bridging tool for graduates in other subjects to gain knowledge of psychology. You can then apply for postgraduate studies in psychology if you wish.
With a Massey GCertArts (Psychology) you’ll explore the thoughts, feelings and actions of individuals and groups in a social and cultural context. Studying psychology will help you make sense of the human impact on the world. At Massey, you can choose from a wide range of courses that reflect the diversity of psychology. You’ll learn about the natural, social and biological sides of psychology, as well as research methods and applications of psychology.
You’ll ask questions such as:
A graduate certificate in psychology will equip you with valuable transferable skills including research, analysis, communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
Massey graduates more researchers and clinical psychologists than any other university in New Zealand. We’re connected to a wide range of community and statutory organisations, and produce unique and applied psychology research and training that’s recognised nationally and internationally. This expertise enhances the reputation of your degree and ensures your knowledge is relevant to today’s society.
Massey is ranked in the world’s top 300 universities for psychology by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.
A GCertArts (Psychology) can provide knowledge and skills relevant to a broad selection of applied psychology areas including clinical, health, education, community, industrial and organisational psychology. These diverse options mean you can study what you are most passionate about and carry that passion forward into your career.
The knowledge of human behaviour and interactions that you’ll gain from psychology will be useful in many
If you want to be a registered psychologist, you can explore your qualification options in our psychology pathways tool.
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