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.
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