One of the largest psychology departments in Australia, the Department of Psychology has an excellent record in research, scholarship, teaching and community service. Our strength lies in the breadth and diversity of our curriculum, range of methodologies used, commitment to academic as well as professional programs and an emphasis on fundamental and applied research.
Our research spans a wide range of areas including:
- developmental psychology
- social and personality psychology
- organisational psychology
- cognitive psychology
- clinical psychology and health psychology
- measurement, assessment and statistical aspects of psychology.
Macquarie's psychology program has a long tradition of interest, at both basic and applied levels, in individual and social issues as well as in the more fundamental psychological processes. The program provides students with a firm grounding in theory and empirical research as well as a sensitive understanding of practical and community-related issues. The program offers students a range of undergraduate units which are taught by staff members with a strong commitment to both teaching and research.
Psychology staff members attract a substantial amount of research funding, and are able to offer students wide experience in research supervision.
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