School of Psychology


Discipline Lead | Tanya Meade

Psychology at Western Sydney University is internationally recognised for its impact in research, education and translation. Psychology was ranked in the top 150 (QS Rankings 2019) and above world standard in Excellence in Research for Australia 2018.

On 1 January 2020, the new School of Psychology was established to enhance the reach and impact of Psychology at Western. There is a thriving nexus of collaboration between the School of Psychology, the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, the Translational Health Research Institute (THRI), and the NICM Health Research Institute (NICM) at Western.

The School of Psychology offers cutting-edge educational programs including undergraduate, postgraduate coursework (Clinical and Professional Psychology), postgraduate research, and Higher Degree Research. The School of Psychology is part of the University’s Health Cluster and operates Psychology Clinics that are open to the community as part of its commitment to clinical training and community wellbeing in the Western Sydney region.

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Western has been ranked in the Top 20 in Australia and top 200 worldwide for universities in the world for Psychology in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject