Information for Applicants

Important Application Information (Honours Psychology)

The Appleton Institute staff supervise PhD and Honours students from a number of Universities and academic backgrounds, according to the expertise of the researchers involved. Psychology is the main area of prior study.

To discuss potential projects, supervisors and studying at the Appleton Institute for Psychology Honours, please contact Dr Jessica Paterson (call 08 8378 4519 or email, Dr Brad Smith (call 08 8378 4528 or email or Professor Drew Dawson (call Drew on 08 8378 4507 or email

As well as the usual application procedure, CQUniversity is also offering MID-YEAR ENTRY into honours psychology every year and applications close in March. Please call Prof Drew Dawson for more information.

Important Application Information (Rail Safety Management and Fatigue Risk Management)

  • Program Name: "Masters in Rail Safety Management", "Graduate Diploma in Rail Safety Management"  or "Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management"
  • Program Code: Leave blank as this is yet to be confirmed
  • Mode of study: External Part time
  • Commencement Term: Term 2

You will also need to supply relevant documents as per the entry criteria. If you are entering via the experience route please contact Wendy Madsen ( and she will provide more information. You don't need to supply the documents specified for railway programs (i.e. evidence of employer support and a mentor). If you have any questions or experience any problems please contact Chris Bearman (