Whatever career you pursue, a background in psychology will enhance your employability.
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
We attract more per capita research funding than any other school of psychology.
UNSW placed in the AFR Top 100 Future Leaders Awards in 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023.
More than two years into the pandemic the world is a very different place. But this only partly explains different people’s responses to COVID.
Psychologists find evidence that while ageing results in overall cognitive decline, we become better at positively reframing distressing episodes.
UNSW psychology researchers have shown how to better communicate key messages and avoid misinformation.
Our brains are wired to recognise faces holistically, but focusing on two standout features can improve performance, a new UNSW study shows.
Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes. It is a broad field that includes brain-behaviour relationships, the processes of perceiving, learning, memory and thinking, the assessment of abilities and attitudes, the origins of personality and emotional states, and the nature and effects of social interactions with others.
We partner with many external agencies that are involved in the provision of psychological services in Sydney and provide staff and students with purpose-built, well-equipped facilities. Explore our research strengths to learn more about our expertise and your opportunities for research.
Learn more about some of the research tools developed at the School of Psychology.
Find out more about our test library, ethics and SONA resources, the Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery and the UNSW Salivary Bioscience Research Centre.