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NEW: Graduate Diploma in Psychology

11 January 2019

Are you looking to retrain as a Psychologist? The School of Psychology at UNSW is the leading School in Australia for Psychology, across the ARWU, QS and THES rankings by subject, and is the leading G08 University in the recently released national Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT). The UNSW Graduate Diploma in Psychology provides students with a pathway to pursue a career in Psychology as a practising professional psychologist.

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International and National Rankings see UNSW Psychology ranked #1 in the Go8 for Research and Teaching

17 August 2018

Psychology at UNSW remains the leading school in Australia for Psychology, according to the World University Rankings by subject and the recently released national Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT).

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Strong performance by School of Psychology in world subject rankings

2 August 2018

UNSW Sydney’s School of Psychology performed strongly in the latest ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018: Psychology moved three places to 44th in the world, second in Australia.

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Dr Steven Most discusses his lab's research on visual perception among violent video game players on ABC News Channel (note: includes some graphic video game footage).

Skills in psychology make a strong and positive contribution to a career.

Meet the Neuropsychology group at UNSW, and find out more about the Moving Ahead Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery and the important work that they do

Interested in Forensic Psychology?  The Master of Psychology (Forensic) program at UNSW is a demanding course that covers coursework, a research thesis and placements in forensic environments.  This video provides a brief overview of the program, its challenges and rewards.

Whiteboard animation based on a podcast interview of Dr Lenny Vartanian, made during the 13th Benjamin Franklin Lafayette Seminar (June 2015, Fréjus-France).

This video presents the effects of external cues and individual self control as means to improve food behavior. The concept of segmentation effect is also developed.

Dr Vartanian's research interests include Psychology of eating and weight, including body image, self-regulation, social influences and weight bias and discrimination. He is working at the University of New South Wales (Australia).

Jesse Hancock, a Psychology PhD student at UNSW, talks about how to control road rage on Channel 10's The Project.

Associate Professor Tom Denson appeared on an SBS Insight episode talking about anger.

This video explores the journeys and experiences of 5 UNSW Science Postgraduate Research Students, all studying different topics and at varied stages of their PhD research.