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Psychology: The science of behaviour

Psychology is the science that asks why people do the things they do

In our department we explore this question and offer some of the most popular and highly-rated undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Otago. We also have an international reputation for excellence in research.

Explore what makes Science at Otago so special

It’s not just our people – the experts in their fields and passionate students – but also the places we teach and learn: Otago Harbour, Fiordland, Stewart Island, Antarctica and the Pacific that mean our students leave here with highly sought-after skills and experiences.