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 three institutions to be awarded an ERA rating of 5 for performing "well above world standards" in Cognitive Sciences in the 2015 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.
- Bachelor of Psychological Science
- Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons)
- Graduate Diploma in Psychology
- Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management
* This link describes the Master of Clinical Psychology as a 3-year degree. The 3-years referred to includes an appropriately accredited 4th year (e.g., honours). As an honours-level degree is a requirement for the program, this is a 2-year masters program.
Health and Clinical Psychology
Sensory, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
Social and Organisational Psychology
Priority Research Centre:
Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research (CBMHR)
Other Research Centres:
Newcastle-Oxford Research Centre for Conflict and Cohesion
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.
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.
If you are a high achieving student with an analytical mind and an intrinsic desire for problem solving, a research 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.