The School of Psychology offers an innovative teaching program, in undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses.
Equipped with the latest audio, visual, computer and Internet technologies, our tutorial rooms are of a very high standard. The School has specialised space for small group teaching, computer activities and clinical groups, and research. Our excellent facilities are matched by the calibre of our academic, tutorial and professional staff.
Students can study psychology by enrolling in a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science or in the prestigious four-year Bachelor of Psychology degree accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC).
Psychology Double Degrees
Double degrees allow students to follow their various passions and interests equally. Want to explore Psychology whilst completing studies in another discipline? This is the way to do it.
- Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) - Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) - Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Psychological Science - Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Psychological Science - Bachelor of Laws
Autumn Session 2018
Best Lecturer: Dr Harry Hill
Best Tutor: Dr Tim Byron
As voted by the students
Spring Session 2018
Week 13: 24 October
Prof. Erik Reichle
Department of Psychology, Macquarie University
Topic: eye-movement in reading
Chan, A.Y.C., & Morgan, S-J. (2018) Assessing children's cognitive flexibility with the Shape Trail Test. PLoS ONE 13(5): e0198254.
Van Bergen, P., Bird, A., Andrews, R., (2018), ‘What do you earliest childhood memories say about you?’, The Conversation, 21 August 2018.
Marceau EM, Meuldijk D, Townsend ML, Solowij N, Grenyer BFS. (2018) Biomarker correlates of psychotherapy outcomes in borderline personality disorder: A systematic review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 94, 166-178.
Grenyer, B.F.S., Bailey, R., Lewis, K.L., Matthias, M., Garrety, T., Bickerton, A. (2018) A randomised controlled trial of group psychoeducation for carers of persons with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders Mar 5:1-15. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2018_32_340. [Epub ahead of print]
Kelly, P. J., Robinson, L. D., Baker, A., Deane, F. P., Osborne, B., Hudson, S., & Hides, L. (2018). Quality of life of individuals seeking treatment at specialist non-government alcohol and other drug treatment services: A latent class analysis. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 94, 47-54.
McGillion, M., Pine, J.M., Herbert, J.S., & Matthews, D. (2017) A Randomised Controlled Trial to Test the Effect of Promoting Caregiver Contingent Talk on Language Development in Infants from Diverse SES Backgrounds. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58, 1122–1131. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12725