Postgraduate

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology - Research

Learn to apply your psychological skills and knowledge in the area of Industrial and Organisational Psychology.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course is designed to lead to professional registration for graduates, with the specialist title of Organisational Psychologist.
This course is designed to lead to professional registration for graduates, with the specialist title of Organisational Psychologist.
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Career Opportunities

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Further Study

The Faculty of Science offers a range of other postgraduate and coursework programs.
The Faculty of Science offers a range of other postgraduate and coursework programs.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Higher degree by research – onshore students

Course Credit Points
192
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2017
$36,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$144,000.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$34,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$138,000.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Entry requirements

To be considered for admission to this course, an applicant must: 
(1) have an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology with an upper second class Honours (2A), or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA
(2) be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard
(3) have secured a PhD supervisor from the School of Psychological Science before submitting an application
 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Course-specific English competency

For entry into this program, applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
Admission requirements

Referee reports

Applicants must ask two academic referees to provide reports using the National Online Referee System. Ensure you give your referees enough notice to meet the deadline of 31 October 2017. This system is the same across all Australian universities. To be able to use the system, you will need to have an active subscription. The subscription allows you to access the service during 2017-2018 intake from 1 August 2017 to 30 July 2018. The cost is $25 and can be paid for through the 'My account' section in the payment tab of the National Online Referee System.

Applicants must also provide the following information with their application:
Brief personal statement outlining the reasons for applying for the program (maximum of one page).
Curriculum vitae summarising any occupational or practical experience of relevance to the program.
Names and contact details (telephone numbers and email addresses) of the two nominated academic referees that will be completing the referee report.

 
Admission requirements

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

Industrial and Organisational Psychology is a specialist area that applies psychological knowledge and skills to workplaces, with the aim of improving organisational effectiveness and the quality of work life.

About The Course

The Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology is a combined course offering a full program of doctoral research with the Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology. The MPsych degree component includes nine coursework units, a research project that is roughly half the load for the second year, and 1000 hours of practical placement spread over three settings.
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology - Research

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to work at least 30 hours per week on their research throughout the year, in addition to their coursework commitments.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 01880
CRICOS code
  • 077709D
Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology - Research
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to work at least 30 hours per week on their research throughout the year, in addition to their coursework commitments.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 01880
CRICOS code
  • 077709D
Full time/part time duration
  • 4 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology - Research