Your career options in human behaviour

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We know you’re interested in human behaviour, but did you know there’s a diverse range of career options in this field? We’ve put together this guide to help you understand how your unique personality, skills and goals can align with the career of your dreams.


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You’re intrigued by the human mind and behaviour

You’re interested in what makes people think, act, and feel. You want a deeper understanding of the connection between an individual, society and culture. The career options are endless. You could consider working as a registered psychologist, or any career where understanding human behaviour is essential, such as human resources, management, research, and education.

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You have a curious mind and a thirst for justice

You want to do your part in keeping our society safe. You have a keen interest in understanding the criminal mind and want to know the reasons behind criminal behaviour and the justice system. Your unique skills and interests could lead you to a career working with youth and vulnerable populations, as well as in the justice system and intelligence agencies.

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You’re compassionate and enjoy helping others

You care about people and want to help create more positive change in this world. You have a deep desire to help others develop better self-awareness for a better path in life. If you feel a calling to support individuals, couples, families, or groups - a rewarding career in counselling could be for you.

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You’re empathetic and passionate about social justice

You want to make a positive difference in the lives of those struggling day to day. You have an admirable passion and care for the vulnerable, disadvantaged, and disenfranchised groups in our society. You could consider a career in social work - working in mental health, community welfare, women and migrant services, and corrections in justice.

Something to remember:

With increasing demand in all areas of human behaviour, now’s the perfect time for you to start a journey that will change lives forever, including yours. Our courses will equip you with the knowledge and real-world skills to enjoy a career in whichever area you choose.

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