Clinical & Masters Degrees

Masters and PhD Clinical Degrees

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical)
  • Master of Professional Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology)

How to Apply

  1. Complete the UOW Application Form

  2. Supplementary Material:

    • Personal Statement (include this with your UOW Application)

    • Referee Report - Ask two referees to provide us with a referee report by using the online Psychology Reference System. Your two referees should be closely connected to your recent work.
      The Psychology Reference system is the same across all Australian Universities.  To be able to use the system, you will need to have an active subscription.  The subscription allows you to access the service during the 2017 - 2018 intake.  The cost is $25 and can be paid via the "My Account" section in the payment tab.  Please refer to the Psychology Reference Guide for further information.

    • Preliminary Research Proposal for Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) applicants only (include this with your UOW Application)

If you require further information please email profpsyc-apps@uow.edu.au

Applications close 17 October. Your application must be received in full by this date. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure the additional supporting documentation is received by the School of Psychology by the due date.

Interviews are usually scheduled to take place towards the end of November / beginning of December.

International Applicants must also provide:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    International applicants from a Non-English speaking background must have an IELTS overall score of 7 across all bands (reading, writing, speaking and listening).

  • Australian Psychological Society (APS) Letter
    International applicants must have their qualifications assessed and judged to be equivalent to a 4 year sequence of study in Australia by the Australian Psychological Society. For instructions, see the Assessing psychology qualifications - Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Last reviewed: 18 December, 2017

Upcoming Colloquium

Psychology Colloquia
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

Recent Publications 

Miller, L., Randle, M., Dolnicar, S., (In Press)  Carer Factors Associated with Foster-Placement Success and Breakdown, The British Journal of Social Work

Barry RJ, De Blasio FM, Fogarty JS. (2018). A processing schema for children in the auditory equiprobable Go/NoGo task: ERP components and behaviour. International J. Psychophysiology, 123, 74-79.

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.


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