About

Welcome to the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

The School's teaching is underpinned by excellence in research across a range of fields, including cognitive psychology and behavioral neuroscience, social and developmental psychology, clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology, and quantitative psychology. Research links extend across 25 departments, centres and institutes within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, as well as across seven other faculties in the University.

Professor Sarah Wilson

Head of School Welcome

Welcome to the School of Psychological Sciences at The University of Melbourne. Located in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, we are consistently recognised as one of the finest in the world.,

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Accreditation and Profession

All courses offered by the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences have been accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, the authority tasked by the Psychology Board of Australia for accrediting education providers and programs of study for the psychology profession.

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University Melbourne Psychology Clinic

The University of Melbourne’s Psychology Clinic is a teaching clinic that provides low-cost, high quality clinical services to adults 17 years and over living in Melbourne. The Clinic is a component of the University's professional training program in Psychology and has been running since the 1970's. Postgraduate students working towards their clinical degrees (Master of Clinical Psychology, or Master of Clinical Psychology/PhD) see adult patients under the supervision of The University of Melbourne’s faculty members who senior clinicians and registered clinical psychologists.

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School Social Media

Stay informed on the latest psychology news by engaging with the School via our social media channels. Our monthly newsletter will keep you informed about upcoming events, research opportunities and School news. The School regularly promotes prominent psychology research via Twitter from world renowned researchers. The School also makes available digital recordings of prominent events and public lectures that can be streamed anytime from YouTube.

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Academic list

Links to the profiles of our academic staff, grouped by academic title.

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Honorary list

Honorary appointees to the School are highly valued members of the University community.  Individuals awarded honorary appointments are not obliged to perform any specific work for the University, but are expected to contribute to the teaching and research or general betterment of the University through voluntary activities.

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Our History

Psychology at the University of Melbourne has a long and distinguished history since the founding of the Department of Psychology in 1946. In the following 70 years the School has grown to become an internationally recognised research leader across many fields including cognitive psychology and behavioural neuroscience, social and developmental psychology, clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology, and quantitative psychology.

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