Professor Nigar Khawaja

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Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling

Personal details


Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects


Clinical, transcultural and cross-cultural psychology, Scale development and validation, Culturally sensitive interventions, Cultural competency



Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Queensland)
  • MSc Clinical Psychology (University of Punjab)
  • AdvDip Clinical Psychology (University of Punjab)
  • BA (University of Punjab)


Teaching highlights

Course Coordinator Master & Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2015 to current)

Research Coordinator Master & Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2008 to 2019)

Unit Coordinator and Lecturer for

  • PYN027 Clinical Psychological Assessment (Masters of Clinical Psychology)

Previously Unit Coordinator / Lecturer for

  • HLN712- Units 1 to 4 (Master in Clinical Psychology - Thesis units)
  • PY52 Units 1-8 (Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - Thesis units)
  • PYN030 Ethics and Professional Practice (Masters  of Clinical Psychology)
  • PYN603 Ethics and Professional Practice (Masters Educational and Developmental Psychology)
  • PYB311 Psychological Assessment (Bachelors of Psychology)
  • PYB360 Interventions for Addictive Behaviors (Bachelors of Psychology).
  • PYN601 Counseling & Consultation (Masters of Educational & Developmental Psychology)
  • PYn460  Advanced Interventions for Addictive Behaviors (Master in Clinical Psychology)

Specialist Lecturer for

  • PYB 402 Counselling Psychology (Honors).
  • PYB 309 Individual Differences and Assessment (Bachelors in Psychology)
  • PYN 035 Supervised Practicum (Master of Clinical Psychology)
  • PYN 028 Clinical Psychopathology (Master of Clinical Psychology)




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Research projects