The University of Newcastle, Australia
Location

Newcastle

Online

Start dates
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
  • Trimester 1 - 28 Jan 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 11 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Online

Start dates
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 20 Jul 2020
  • Trimester 1 - 28 Jan 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 11 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
Fees

AUD40,845 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

Duration

2 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

UON program code: 12394
CRICOS code: 0100761

Study Business Psychology

The Master of Business Psychology is designed for graduates from a variety of disciplines seeking to advance their leadership and management skills from a psychological perspective to enhance performance and wellbeing out in the corporate business sector.

Graduates will develop an advanced understanding of human behaviour and how this can be applied to manage workplace relationships, as well as specialised skills in applied psychology and organisational behaviour in the workplace.

Why study with us?

  • Advance your people management skills and progress your career - corporate professionals and recent psychology graduates will gain advanced experience in management processes, interviewing and assessing staff, managing difficult people and managing difficult situations.
  • 94.7% of postgraduate students in our Psychology Studies find employment within four months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017 - 2019).
  • Enhance performance outcomes for your business - this program contextualises psychology in the workplace and focuses on both employee wellbeing and sustainable performance.
  • Study online at your own pace - the University of Newcastle’s advanced online learning system will allow you to achieve your Master of Business Psychology at a time that suits you.
  • Our high-quality teaching delivers an exceptional learning experience for students - our postgraduate studies in Psychology rank #1 in Australia for overall educational experience (Quality Indicators of Teaching and Learning 2018)

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#1 in Australia ? for teaching quality and overall educational experience in Psychology
World top 200 ? for psychology
ERA 5 ? for psychology and cognitive sciences

What you will study

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Business Psychology offers professionals a specialised program that challenges your approach to leadership and enhances your ability to think from a business psychology perspective.

You will develop an understanding of business psychology and how this can be applied in people management to enhance business outcomes. You will learn, understand and apply specialised theoretical management frameworks and advanced business skills which are transferable to all areas of business and human resources.

Courses to support your drive and direction include:

  • Foundations of Applied Psychology
  • Psychology Skills in the Workplace
  • Organisational Interventions
  • Influencing People in Organisations

There are opportunities to exit the Master program with a Graduate Certificate, depending on the number of units completed.


Career opportunities

The Master of Business Psychology will prepare individuals for diverse career opportunities that require specialised interpersonal and advanced communication skills. Graduates may be employed in mid to senior management positions across the public and not-for-profit sectors.

Other prospective career paths include:

  • consultant for human services, recruitment, change management and communications
  • HR specialist
  • case management and managing a multi-disciplinary team
  • program manager for community work or health
  • organisational trainer/training manager
  • customer service manager
  • policy development and consulting