The University of Western Australia Background Image
Image of The University of Western Australia
Business and Management and Economics
Master of Business Psychology
Master of Business Psychology

Master of Business Psychology

  • ID:UWA610102
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:

Fees (AUD)

Estimated Total/program:
Accept letter

Admission Requirements

Entry 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%

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

This course provides extensive training in the application of psychological theories and principles to workplace settings with a view to improving organisational performance and enhancing employee wellbeing. 

The course offers training in the following areas: undertaking effective research in organisations; psychological assessment for enhanced personnel selection outcomes; employee training and skill development; implementing organisational change initiatives effectively; improving work design to enhance employee effectiveness, wellbeing, health and safety; applying the principles of human factors to optimise human-system interactions; team development and team work; and effective leadership behaviour. 

The course also provides an opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills, under supervision, in organisational consultancy group project.


More info: Click here

Course structure details


Take units from this group as determined on admission to the course based on previous education.

  • PSYC4101 Psychology Foundations: Mind and Brain (6)

  • PSYC4102 Psychology Foundations: Behaviour in Context (6)

  • SCIE4401 Data Use in Science (6)

  • SCIE4403 The Conduct, Ethics and Communication of Science (6)


Take all units (66 points):

  • HRMT5502 People Analytics (6)

  • PSYC5514 Assessment and Selection (6)

  • PSYC5515 Organisational Development and Change (6)

  • PSYC5518 Team Work (6)

  • PSYC5542 Human Factors (6)

  • PSYC5544 Professional Skills (6)

  • PSYC5550 Organisational Consultancy Case Study (6)

  • PSYC5556 Work Design (6)

  • PSYC5559 Leadership (6)

  • PSYC5573 Psychology of Training (6)

  • PSYC5830 Human and Organisational Factors in Managing Work Health and Safety (6)


Take one unit from this group, or an elective unit as approved on a case by case basis by the Course Coordinator or the Head of the School of Psychological Science:

  • EMPL5412 Employment Relations (6)

  • EMPL5501 Strategic Workplace Relations (6)

  • HRMT5501 Diversity and Inclusion (6)

  • HRMT5504 Introduction to Human Resource Management (6)

  • HRMT5518 Strategic Human Resource Management (6)

  • INMT5504 Business Process Management (6)

  • MGMT5507 Management and Organisations (6)

  • MGMT5508 Organisational Behaviour and Leadership (6)

  • MGMT5660 Applied Project Management (6)

  • MKTG5502 Digital Marketing (6)

  • MKTG5561 Marketing Management (6)

  • MKTG5578 Business Relationship Management (6)

  • SCIE5304 Science Practicum (6)

  • SVLG5001 McCusker Centre for Citizenship Internship (6)

  • SVLG5003 Wicked Problems (6)

See moreSee less

Pre Courses

No Course!
See moreSee less

Pathway Courses

No Course!
See moreSee less

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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.

  • Business Administration Manager

  • Workplace Relations Adviser

  • Human Resource Professional

  • Research Officer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

Same Courses

Close search