School of Psychology

The School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle is one of the premier psychology schools in Australia. We were one of only four psychology programs to be rated "well above world standard" in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia rankings. With an active psychology clinic, state-of-the-art EEG facilities, well-equipped wet and dry laboratories, high performance computer facilities and access to brain imaging equipment, the School is an outstanding place to study psychology at all levels.

Our research

Our research

Our research teams get encouragement and support spanning traditional school and faculty boundaries. As a result of this we are proud to be one of only four University Psychology institutions being officially rated as performing "well above world standard" (ERA rating of 5) in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia rankings.

Research participation

Research participation

The School of Psychology has a strong and continually expanding research focus. Some of these research projects involve PhD, Masters, Professional Doctorate, Honours and fourth year psychology students who undertake research projects under close supervision from staff. Find out more about participating in psychology research.

Psychology clinic

Psychology clinic

The Psychology Clinic provides both a service to the community and a training facility for the postgraduate students within the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle. Find out more about our Psychology Clinic.

Research higher degrees

Research Higher Degrees

If you are a high achieving student with an analytical mind and an intrinsic desire for problem solving, a Research Higher Degree (PhD or Masters) at the University of Newcastle could be the foundation of your exciting career in research. Find out more about undertaking a Research Higher Degree at the University of Newcastle.