Postgraduate

Master of Business Psychology

Learn how to improve organisational performance while enhancing employee well-being.
2
Years Full Time

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8.30am - 5pm AWST, Monday - Friday

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Career Pathways

In the workplace, graduates from this course would play a number of critical roles generally associated with employee and organisational performance. You can use your skills to work as an independent consultant, or as an employee in a wide range of jobs in both the public and private sector. These can include management consulting; workforce planning; job analysis and design; recruitment and selection; learning and development; leadership, coaching, mentoring and career development; workplace advice and advocacy; change management; organisational development; measuring employee opinions and other workplace research; performance management; wellbeing; stress and work-life balance; occupational health and safety; human resources program evaluation; and consumer behaviour and marketing.

Future job titles include Organisational Development Consultant, Human Resource Consultant, People and Culture Advisor/Leader, Learning and Development Manager, Trainer, Business Advisor/Analyst.

In the workplace, graduates from this course would play a number of critical roles generally associated with employee and organisational performance. You can use your skills to work as an independent consultant, or as an employee in a wide range of jobs in both the public and private sector. These can include management consulting; workforce planning; job analysis and design; recruitment and selection; learning and development; leadership, coaching, mentoring and career development; workplace advice and advocacy; change management; organisational development; measuring employee opinions and other workplace research; performance management; wellbeing; stress and work-life balance; occupational health and safety; human resources program evaluation; and consumer behaviour and marketing.

Future job titles include Organisational Development Consultant, Human Resource Consultant, People and Culture Advisor/Leader, Learning and Development Manager, Trainer, Business Advisor/Analyst.

Further Study

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research.
Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research.

Fees and scholarships

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

Domestic Student Fees

Indicative annual course fee
2024
Commonwealth Supported Place $9,845.65

Eligible Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) students can use the HECS-HELP loan program to pay their tuition fees. For Full-Fee Paying (FFP) places, students are charged an annual course fee.

Find out more information about tuition fees, or visit the fee calculator for a more accurate cost.

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 Student Fees

Indicative first year fee
2024
$45,500.00

Find out more about tuition fees or visit the fee calculator for the estimated total course fee.

Note, tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to increase up to 7.5 per cent per annum.

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—
the equivalent of a 3 year Bachelors degree, with the equivalent of a UWA Weighted Average Mark of at least 60%

 

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.

Minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
Master of Business Psychology

Application Checklist

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Master of Business Psychology

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Course details

The Master of Business Psychology provides extensive training in the application of psychological theories and principles to workplace settings to improve organisational performance while also enhancing employee wellbeing.

DollarThis course is subsidised for Australian residents through Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Visit our fee calculator for CSP rates and an estimate on your course fees.

About the course

Learn to apply psychological theories and principles to workplace settings, to improve performance and make workplaces better, safer, healthier and happier. This course is open to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with particular relevance for those who are already in the workplace and who are looking to take the next step in their career. This course is not a pathway to professional registration as a psychologist – explore our psychology degrees to find a registered pathway.

Master of Business Psychology

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Multi-mode
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73550
CRICOS code
  • 093572E
Master of Business Psychology
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Multi-mode
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73550
CRICOS code
  • 093572E
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Business Psychology

Course structure

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

Conversion
Take units from this group as determined on admission to the course based on previous education.
Core
Take all units (60 points):
Option
Take two units from this group, or replace one or both of these with elective units as approved on a case by case basis by the Course Coordinator or the Head of the School of Psychological Science.
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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