Why Study With Us?

Careers In Psychology

Below you will find an exciting list of career opportunities in Psychology

Clinical Psychologists specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of psychological problems (e.g. phobias, behavioural problems, disabilities).

Clinical Neuropsychologists specialise in brain functions and impairments and the effects on behaviours. Qualifications: Masters of Psychology, Doctor of Psychology.

Counselling Psychologists focus on therapy for a range of personal and interpersonal difficulties. They work with individuals, couples, families, and organisations.

Educational & Developmental Psychologists offer specialist skills in the areas of educational programs, such as learning difficulties & disabilities, childhood and lifespan development.

Forensic Psychologists offer assessment, intervention and advice in legal and criminal matters. Qualifications: Specialist program not offered at UOW

Organisational Psychologists specialise in workplace issues (e.g. recruitment, training, career development, technological change).

Sports Psychologists focus on motivation and effectiveness in sport and exercise. They work in sporting institutions, with sporting teams, or in private practice.

Career options with a 3-year major include: Personnel services, Human Resources, Organisational psychology, with government agencies or private enterprise.

Last reviewed: 13 July, 2016

Upcoming Colloquium

To be confirmed.


Congratulations

HDR student Virginia Williams has had her paper “Enhancing recovery orientation within mental health services: expanding the utility of values” published in The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice selected by the journal’s editorial board as the Outstanding Paper in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

There were 36 papers published in the journal during the year and Virginia’s was selected.

Well done Virginia.

More Congratulations

2017 Honours Research Proposal Best Poster Prize Winner: Laura Gunns (Supervisor: Mark Schira)

Thesis Working Title: An Investigation of Inverted Voxels Within the Human V1 Using High Resolution fMRI
 


Research Report

Psychology Research Report (PDF)Psychology Research Report 2015 (PDF)

News