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The School of Psychology and Social Science represents four main discipline areas: Psychology, Social Science, Counselling and Speech Pathology. The School offers courses in all levels, from bachelors to doctoral degrees, and provides service teaching within degrees in other schools at ECU. There are well developed collaborations in teaching and research across disciplines and with staff from other schools. Staff are engaged in research collaborations with external government and non-government agencies as well as commercial institutions.

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"Psychology not only opens your eyes to a whole new world, but also to a new way of thinking."

Sarah Barbas

Psychology and Criminology graduate and PhD student

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ECU counselling and psychology student recipient of 2014 SANE Australia Hocking Fellowship

Sonia Neale will use her award to undertake an overseas study tour of leading treatments of Borderline Personality Disorder.

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ECU signs Clinical Placement Agreement with DCP

Agreement provides ongoing support for children in care by ECU students.

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