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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

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Dr Sebastien Miellet
School of Psychology
University of Wollongong


CONSIDERING 2018 HONOURS ENTRY?

Please visit the School's Honours website to access selected slides for the information session held on Tuesday 25 July 2017. 


 Congratulations

Congratulations to Adam Verrender, currently in the third year of his PhD, for winning 1st prize for student presentations at the BioEM conference in China (the annual joint meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society and the European BioElectromagnetics Association). This is the pre-eminent meeting in the field, and a great acknowledgement of the high standard or work that Adam is conducting. A great boost toward completion Adam :) Adam is supervised by Rodney Croft and Sarah Loughran.

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