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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.

Student testimonials

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"My first clinical placement was a very challenging and rewarding experience."

Caitlin Hugo

Speech Pathology student

News & events

Research Show and Tell: The presenters. Thumbnail

Research Show and Tell

The School of Psychology and Social Science hosted a very successful Research Show and Tell on 8 April with 30 people attending and 10 presentations.

Speech pathologists embraced the workshop's open format, sharing their clinical experiences. Thumbnail

ECU Speech Pathology workshops in Townsville

Associate Professor Deborah Hersh was invited to present two workshops to staff at Community Rehab (North Queensland).

Keith Reid highlighted the need to consider fathers needs when administering programs for parents, as often their needs are different from those of mothers. Thumbnail

Engagement with the community

Keith Read from Ngala's DadsWA facilitated CHN1101 tutorials focussed on current perspectives.

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