Postgraduate Course Changes

Postgraduate Course Changes

The School of Psychology will phase out 8 credit point (cp) subjects and transition to 6cp subjects from 2019. Changes will take effect from Autumn session 2019.

Students who commenced the Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) in, or prior to, 2018 are encouraged to speak to their course coordinators to ensure they enrol into the correct subjects and credit points for the rest of their degree.

A summary of degree changes can be seen below.

Master of Psychology Clinical (599)

2018 Subjects and course progression

Code Subject Name CP Session
Year 1
PSYP911 Child and Adult Assessment and Psychopathology 6 Autumn
PSYP912 Principles of Psychotherapy 8 Autumn
PSYP901 Research Project A Part 1 8 Autumn
PSYP923 Practicum 1 12 Annual
PSYP902 Research Project A Part 2 8 Annual, Spring, Spring/Autumn
PSYP913 Neuropsychology & Neuropsychiatric Disorders 6 Spring
PSYP914 Cognitive Behavioural Therapies 8 Spring
Year 2
PSYP915 Health and Wellbeing 6 Autumn
PSYP924 Practicum 2 12 Annual
PSYP925 Research Project B Part 1 8 Autumn
PSYP916 Special Groups and Methods 6 Spring
PSYP926 Research Project B Part 2 8 Spring

2019 Subjects and course progression

Code Subject Name CP Session
Year 1
PSYP911 Assessment 6 Autumn
PSYP932 Psychotherapy A 6 Autumn
PSYP941 Research A 6 Autumn
PSYP923 Practicum 12 Annual
PSYP934 Psychotherapy B 6 Spring
PSYP935 Applied Interventions 6 Spring
PSYP942 Research B 6 Spring
Year 2
PSYP913 Clinical Assessment and Interventions A 6 Autumn
PSYP924 Advanced Practicum 12 Annual
PSYP945 Research Project A 12 Autumn
PSYP916 Clinical Assessment and Interventions B 6 Spring
PSYP946 Research Project B 12 Spring

Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology)

2018 Subjects and course progression

Code Subject Name CP Session
Year 1
PSYP911 Child and Adult Assessment and Psychopathology 6 Autumn
PSYP912 Principles of Psychotherapy 8 Autumn
PSYP914 Cognitive Behavioural Therapies 8 Spring
THES916 Thesis Part Time 16 Annual, Autumn, Spring
PSYP923 Practicum 1 12 Annual
Year 2
THES924 Thesis Full Time 24 Autumn
THES924 Thesis Full Time 24 Spring
Year 3
THES924 Thesis Full Time 24 Autumn, Spring
PSYP913 Neuropsychology & Neuropsychiatric Disorders 6 Spring
THES916 Thesis Part Time 16 Annual, Autumn, Spring
Year 4
PSYP915 Health and Wellbeing 6 Autumn
THES912 Thesis Part Time 12 Autumn
PSYP924 Practicum 2 12 Annual
PSYP916 Special Groups and Methods 6 Spring
THES912 Thesis Part Time 12 Spring

2019 Subjects and course progression

Code Subject Name CP Session
Year 1
PSYP911 Child and Adult Assessment and Psychopathology 6 Autumn
PSYP932 Psychotherapy A 6 Autumn
PSYP934 Psychotherapy B 6 Spring
THES918 Thesis Part Time 18 Annual
PSYP923 Practicum 12 Annual
Year 2
THES924 Thesis Full Time 24 Autumn
THES924 Thesis Full Time 24 Spring
Year 3
THES918 Thesis Part Time 18 Autumn
PSYP913 Clinical Assessment and Interventions A 6 Autumn
THES924 Thesis Full Time 24 Spring
Year 4
THES924 Thesis Full Time 24 Autumn
PSYP924 Advanced Practicum 12 Annual
PSYP916 Clinical Assessment and Interventions B 6 Spring
PSYP935 Applied Interventions 6 Spring

Students seeking further information can contact the staff at Student Hub 41 for academic staff contact details and availability.

Last reviewed: 25 September, 2018

Teaching Award Spring Session 2018

Congratulations to:
Best Lecturer:  Dr Samantha Reis
Best Tutor:  Erin Mison
As voted by the students 

Women in Health and Medical Research


Dr Esther Davies won the Dame Bridget Ogilvie Research/Clinical Excellence Award, which recognises the excellence of a woman researcher who has demonstrated high impact in their respective field.
Congratulations Esther.  Read more about women in Health and Medical Research

Psychology Colloquium

Autumn Session 2019
Wednesday 12:30-13:30
Location 41.104

Week 5: Friday, 5 April, room 41.153
Professor Roberto Caldera
Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg
Neural Representations of Faces are Tuned to Eye Movements

Week 6: 10 April
Vicky Nicholls
School of Psychology, UOW and Bournemouth University
Visual attention in naturalistic scenes

Week 7: RESEARCH WEEK

Week 8: 1 May
Dr Colin Palmer
School of Psychology, UNSW
Perceiving other people's direction of gaze

Week 11: 22 May
Dr Tim Byron
School of Psychology, UOW
Can't Get You Out of My Head: The Familiar and the Repetitive in Involuntary Musical Imagery
 

Recent Publications 

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