Master of Psychology - Organisational and Human Factors

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Organisational psychologists inspire change and improve people's experiences in the workplace. Studying the Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) can lead to a fulfilling career delivering professional psychological services to organisations and their people. The degree offers a combination of coursework, research and industry placements to ensure students graduate with the skills and knowledge required to establish effective procedures and structures in organisations, and to facilitate the development of productive and committed employees, teams and work units. A unique subject in human factors provides an insight into human safety and ergonomics, and over 1000 hours of clinical placements offer the chance to develop practical skills with patients and build professional networks while studying. Graduates of the degree are eligible to apply for full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and meet the entry requirements to the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Organisational Psychologists as a full member. Organisational psychologists have a range of career opportunities in change management, human resources, human factors, workplace advice and advocacy, consumer behaviour and marketing, and other areas. Prospective applicants should note that entry to this degree is competitive and strict quotas apply.

Structure

Students enrolled in full-time study will complete seven courses of study and one placement during the first year and two further placements and the research project during the second year. The research thesis is in the form of a literature review and a research article of a specified length.

Subjects

  • Psychology-organisational and human factors

Standard entry requirements

  • Honours degree in psychology
  • Two referee reports, details of relevant work experience and details of any published works
  • Interview

Recognition

The program provides graduates with the tertiary-level education required to be eligible for registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and after a period of supervised registrar practice, membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Organisational Psychologists and endorsement by the Psychology Board of Australia as an organisational psychologist.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Terrace International: $76,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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