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Psychology Programs at Curtin Dubai
Psychology encompasses all aspects of human behaviour, using tested theoretical frameworks to examine, explain, and predict what we do as individuals and in groups. A person who has studied psychology is well placed to contribute to any company and any industry in every role - from working in human resources to managing teams to being a core member of teams doing design thinking.
We understand that everyone’s study journey has been different. As a part of our commitment to rewarding academic excellence and enabling students from all backgrounds to realise their potential, Curtin Dubai is awarding an Inaugural Bursary of AED 50,000 to eligible students for our Psychology programs.
In addition, students are welcome to assess their eligibility for other scholarships and bursaries available, through the Future Students' Centre.
Bachelor of Science
This three-year psychology program emphasizes the application of knowledge to problems arising in professional practice, and graduates are equipped to move into the workforce as provisionally registered psychologists after completion of further studies.
It also provides an understanding of the theoretical framework within which various approaches and techniques have been developed. Experimental design relevant to applied research is an important part of the course.
(Psychological Science and Human Resource Management)
This four-year psychology program emphasizes the application of knowledge to problems arising in professional practice. This degree is designed to provide a basis in and appreciation of the scientific discipline of psychology as well as the human resource management profession.
This combination provides graduates with a highly marketable knowledge base that allows students to relate to a broad range of managers, professionals, and consultants, and also provides a foundation for graduate studies in either professional application or research.
A Psychology Program specific Foundation Program is available for those not meeting the direct entry requirements.
Why Curtin University Dubai
A highly ranked university degree can boost your global career prospects, making it easier for you to get your first job, and increase your earning potential. Curtin University is ranked 193 which makes us in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the world on the QS World University Ranking 2022-23. Curtin Dubai is also awarded 5-Star in its first year by the local education authority in UAE, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). In brief, Curtin is regarded as amongst the very best universities in the world.
Curtin is ranked 193rd globally and places in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the highly regarded QS World University Rankings (QSWUR) 2022-23.
Truly Global Education
Curtin University offers flexible transfer options to any of our five campuses in Dubai, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Mauritius. You could start your degree in Dubai and finish it in Australia if you choose!
Excellent Student-Faculty Ratios
Our classes remain at manageable sizes so students can get a more personalised learning experience.
Life as a Curtin Graduate
Curtin University Dubai has a 97% employment rate for our graduates. Additionally, as a Curtin alumni, you will be part of a worldwide network of over 250,000 graduates from across 170 countries. Continue your friendships after university, wherever you go in the world.
Everyday at Curtin University Dubai is a new experience for me. I have been able to develop and enhance my skillset in preparation for a career in my field. Participating in several internship opportunities and other extracurricular activities facilitated by the university has definitely helped me in my personal development.
PETE PANTALEON QUADROS
I chose Curtin Dubai because it offers a well-recognised degree and is ranked quite high among other universities and globally which will play a huge part in securing a good opportunity in the future. The staff at Curtin is quite friendly, understanding and welcoming, and this ended up being a deciding factor for me as it gave me the impression that I would feel very comfortable during my course.
As I was exploring university options locally within UAE, Curtin seemed to be the best choice as not only does it offer top-rated education locally but also allows international experience through its campus opportunities available in Australia. I’ve got the experience of learning topics that I never knew I was interested in. Curtin definitely has helped me analyse better opportunities not just as a student but also as a professional ready to step into the corporate world.
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