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|Award granted||Master of Arts|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Warrnambool Campus|
|Length||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
Applications will be considered at any time.
|Level||Higher Degree Research|
|CRICOS course code||018823B|
|Deakin course code||H851|
Research may be supported in the areas of Clinical; health and forensic psychology; social and mental health; adolescent health; risk behaviours; body image and disordered eating; drugs and alcohol; eye-witness testimony; treatment of offenders; human sexuality; healthy ageing and depression among older people; quality of life; relationships; human factors such as auditory and visual perception; and organisational psychology in health care settings.
This course is Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited.
The Faculty of Health provides a range of higher degree by research programs at masters and doctorate level, including professional doctorates in the discipline of psychology.
To review the research areas available for postgraduate degree by research (Masters and PhD), click here.
The Faculty has affiliation with five of the University Strategic Research Centres, which work with national and international partners in health communities, business, industry and government to bring about evidence-based practical, equitable health outcomes globally, nationally and in local communities. The Centres are engaged in research programs related to patient care, mental health, molecular medicine, public health research and evaluation, population health, and social determinants of health and wellbeing.
To review details of the Strategic Research Centres, click here.
Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard or a research masters degree. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered, and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree or coursework masters; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience. For more information please visit the Research Services Division - Higher Degrees by Research page.
Entry to all higher degree by research awards is subject to the availability of an appropriate supervisor in the area of research. It is essential (or recommended) that you must discuss your research interests/proposed program with potential supervisors prior to applying. Go to Application Procedure and Forms for prospective research candidates for full details.
For more information about areas in which supervision is available please visit http://www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs/research/supervision/
Tel +61 3 9251 7174
Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.