Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology

In this course you will learn how to use insights from applied psychological science to create better workplaces.
1
Year Full Time

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Student Central, The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

(+61 8) 6488 1000

Hours

8.30am - 5pm AWST, Monday - Friday

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Career Pathways

Graduates from this course will be well placed for team / department leadership roles in any type of organisation, or for coordinating roles in organisational development and change processes.

Future job titles include:

  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Change Leader
  • Organisational Development Coordinator

or for graduates with relevant work experience:

  • Organisational Development Consultant
  • Change Manager
  • People & Performance Coordinator

 


Graduates from this course will be well placed for team / department leadership roles in any type of organisation, or for coordinating roles in organisational development and change processes.

Future job titles include:

  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Change Leader
  • Organisational Development Coordinator

or for graduates with relevant work experience:

  • Organisational Development Consultant
  • Change Manager
  • People & Performance Coordinator

 


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Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Course Credit Points
24
Average Annual Fee - 2021
$8,747.06
Typical Fee Range - 2021
$3,950.00 - $14,500.00

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.

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.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(i) any three year Bachelor's degree, or equivalent; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 percent

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(a) academic merit;
(b) a discussion with the course coordinator and/or teaching staff (eligible applicants only)
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology will develop your understanding and skills to apply psychological knowledge to create better workplaces. Learn to optimise team member motivation and performance in regard to productivity, reliability, safety and well being. The course is taught by a team of experts in various aspects of workplace psychology, who have many years of experience in industry and research, and a passion for sharing their knowledge.

About the course

Graduates of this course will have specialised knowledge of the application of psychological principles and theory to workplace settings, where workplace settings include organisations of all forms, industries, and sizes. This course is delivered online and includes both self-paced learning and participation in several live online interactive workshops spread across the semester, for all units.
Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2022
Locations
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73290
CRICOS code
  • 732901
Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology
Status
  • Available 2022
Locations
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73290
CRICOS code
  • 732901
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
TISC Codes

Course structure

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

Why study this course

  • This course has the option of being taken fully online, this allows flexibility for those currently working and looking to upskill in leadership and management roles
  • Our lecturers in this course are recognised in their field and have many years of industry experience which makes their teaching evidence based and practical.
  • With work playing a key role in most of our lives and workplaces continuously evolving, there is a growing demand for people trained in the area of workplace psychology.

You'll learn to

  • Skills and knowledge gained in this course will enable students to understand, analyse and improve worker motivation, well-being, job satisfaction, team processes, leadership, and performance.
  • Students will be trained in evidence based practice, and will learn how to interpret findings from scientific research, as well as how to communicate and apply these in terms suitable for the workplace.
Student story

Georgi Garvey

Student story
Georgi Garvey
First in Western Australia
Ranked first in Western Australia for psychology (QS 2021)
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Jack Hodge

Postgraduate student from the School of Psychological Science

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