Why study with us?
...PURSUE YOUR PASSION
Have you ever wondered why people behave in certain ways? Do you enjoy solving practical or theoretical problems? earning a psychology degree at UOW will be your first step in pursuing your passion.
Psychology students at UOW are exposed to innovative and cutting edge curriculum delivered by practicing educators. We provide our students with the very best digital learning tools with the unique opportunity to gain practical onsite experience in our very own Northfields clinic. Studies in Psychology can be combined with other areas in order to allow students the flexibility to explore all of their passions without compromise.
For the fifth year in a row employers have ranked our graduates as some of the best in the world. And, the 2013 Australian Good Universities Guide has given us a perfect score – that’s 30 out of 30 – in other words.....our grad get jobs..... and fast!
An undergraduate degree in Psychology can be an excellent starting point for further graduate study with a particular emphasis on flexible delivery.
Spring Session 2018
Wednesday 12:30-13:30 41-104
Week 5: 22 August
Dr Stewart Vella
School of Psychology, University of Wollongong
Topic: Ahead of the Game: Results of a sports-based mental health program for adolescent males.
Week 7: Research week
Week 8:12 September
Dr Sylvain Laborde
Department of Performance Psychology, German Sport University Cologne, and the University of Caen, France
Topic: Vagal tank theory: a functional approach to self-regulation resources via the 3Rs of cardiac vagal control – Resting, Reactivity, and Recovery
Week 10: 26 September TBC
Wk 12: 17 October
Dr Lili Yu
Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University
Topic: cognition during reading
Week 13: 24 October
Prof. Erik Reichle
Department of Psychology, Macquarie University
Topic: eye-movement in reading
Miller, L., Randle, M., Dolnicar, S., (In Press) Carer Factors Associated with Foster-Placement Success and Breakdown, The British Journal of Social Work
Deane, F.D., McAlpine, E., Byrne, M.K., Davis, E.L., & Mortimer, C. (2018). Are carer attitudes toward medications related to self-reported medication adherence amongst people with mental illness? Psychiatry Research, 260, 158-163
Maguire, G. & Byrne, M.K. (2017). The law is not as blind as it seems: relative rates of vicarious trauma among lawyers and mental health professionals. Psychology, Psychiatry and Law, 24(2), 233-243
Zhang, D., Johnstone, S.J., Roodenrys, S., Luo, X., Li, H., Wang, E., Zhao, Q., Song, Y., Liu, L., Qian, Q., Wang, Y., Sun, L. (2018). The role of resting-state EEG localized activation and central nervous system arousal in executive function performance in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity
Clinical Neurophysiology, 129, 1192-1200.