skip to main content

Graduate studies in the psychology of adult development and aging

Following are data on academic programs in the state that provide a specialization in adult development and aging. Data include titles of courses and seminars offered number of faculty with a specialization in adult development and aging, psychology specializations integrated with the study of adult development and aging, administrative organization of the program, availability of assistantships and traineeships in the program, practicum and internship placement opportunities and web addresses and contact persons for the program.

James Cook University (Department of Psychology)

Queensland, Australia

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Course 1 Postgraduate Diploma of Geropsychology, Course 2 Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Geropsychology)

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 5 Full Time, 0 Part Time

The Postgraduate Diploma does not include any placements. Subject to registration as a psychologist in Queensland, the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Geropsychology) requires 1500 hours of supervised placements.

Applicants from North America need to apply via the International Student Centre at JCU

Zac Cobb
Edward Helmes 
James Cook University
Angus Smith Drive
Townsville, Qld 4811 Australia
Telphone: 6 (174) 781-5159
Fax: 6 (174) 781 5117

Updated February 2014

University of Queensland (School of Psychology)

Queensland, Australia

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Applied Gerontology

Dr. Gerard Byrne
School of Psychology
McElwain Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Telephone: 3365 5148
Fax: +617 3365 4466

Dr. Deirdre McLaughlin
Senior Research Fellow
School of Population Health
Telephone: +61 7 336 55335

Updated February 2014

Date created: 2012

Related Resources


Program details are subject to change. Please contact programs to verify information is current.