Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology

In this course you will learn how to use insights from applied psychological science to create better workplaces.
0.5
Years Full Time

Careers and further study

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

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

 


Further Study

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in the Master of Business Psychology.
Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in the Master of Business Psychology.

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 – Commonwealth supported students

The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.


For Commonwealth Supported Places, student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For an accurate fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”.

For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator and select your course to see the annual and total course fees.

Course Credit Points
24
Average Annual Fee - 2020
$9,094.47
Typical Fee Range - 2020
$6,684.00 - $11,155.00

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)

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 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 can be completed in 6 months full time or in one year part time with the option of being taken fully online or in a blended learning approach with face to face workshops on campus.

Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73290
CRICOS code
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology
Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73290
CRICOS code
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 0.5-1 year

Course structure

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

Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology

Application deadlines

For Semester 2 2020 entry, applications close 23 July 2020.

Students must be available to commence classes on 27 July 2020.

Graduate Certificate in Business Psychology

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

School of Psychological Science

The School of Psychological Science centres on the teaching and research of mental processes.
Student testimonial

Jack Hodge

Postgraduate student from the School of Psychological Science

Student testimonial
The best things about UWA include the support I receive from the staff and students within the program, the professional and personal relationships I have built with my colleagues and program staff, and the opportunities these relationships have given me.