Postgraduate

Master of Business Psychology - Coursework

Learn how to improve organisational performance while enhancing employee wellbeing. This course is not available in 2018.

Careers and further study

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

Career Pathways

Graduates of this program can work in a variety of areas including personnel recruitment and selection; strategic human resource management; organisation development and change; human factors/human-system interaction design; injury management; workforce planning; training and development; consulting; and organisational data analytic roles. Employers include large and small organisations in the public, private and not for profit sectors.
Graduates of this program can work in a variety of areas including personnel recruitment and selection; strategic human resource management; organisation development and change; human factors/human-system interaction design; injury management; workforce planning; training and development; consulting; and organisational data analytic roles. Employers include large and small organisations in the public, private and not for profit sectors.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research.
Check out our Science Global website.

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research.
Check out our Science Global website.

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.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
96
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2018
$23,600.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$47,200.00

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.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

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.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree in Psychology, accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), with a WAM of at least 70 percent in the Level 3 units of the degree, or equivalent as recognised by UWA.

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

The Master of Business Psychology provides extensive specialist training in the application of psychological theories and principles to workplace settings to improve organisational performance while also enhancing employee wellbeing. The Master of Business Psychology is not available in 2018.

About The Course

This course offers training in the areas of psychological assessment for enhanced personnel selection outcomes; improving work design to enhance employee effectiveness, wellbeing and safety; applying the principles of human factors to optimise human-system interactions; implementing organisational change initiatives effectively; and undertaking effective research in organisations.
The course also includes a significant practicum component, giving students the opportunity to apply the principles they have learned in organisations, under guidance.
Students will exit the course with a strong knowledge of the application of psychological principles to business settings, where business settings includes organisations of all forms, industries, and sizes.
Master of Business Psychology - Coursework

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Not available in 2018.
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73550
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Master of Business Psychology - Coursework
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Not available in 2018.
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73550
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Business Psychology - Coursework

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.