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Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology

Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology

  • ID:UWA610184
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

​(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology with at least an upper second class Honours (2A), or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA.

(2) Applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard.

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

The Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology is a two-year full-time psychology course that includes nine coursework units, a research project and 1000 hours of practical placement spread over three different settings.

Industrial and Organisational Psychology is a specialist area that applies psychological knowledge and skills to workplaces with the aim of improving organisational effectiveness and the quality of work life.

The specialty focuses on deriving principles of individual, group and organisational behaviour and applying this knowledge to the solution of problems at work.

The skills developed are in line with the essential core capabilities and attributes required by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and the Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) College of Organisational Psychologists for postgraduate professional courses.

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Course structure details


Take all units (84 points):

  • PSYC5513 Research Methods in Applied Settings (6)

  • PSYC5514 Assessment and Selection (6)

  • PSYC5515 Organisational Development and Change (6)

  • PSYC5517 MIOP Practical Placement 3 (6)

  • PSYC5542 Human Factors (6)

  • PSYC5547 MIOP Professional Practice and Ethics (6)

  • PSYC5548 MIOP Practical Placement 1 (6)

  • PSYC5573 Psychology of Training (6)

  • PSYC5610 Psychology Dissertation Part 1 (12)

  • PSYC5613 Psychology Dissertation Part 2 (12)

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

  • PSYC5832 MIOP Practical Placement 2 (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Workplace Relations Adviser

  • Psychologist

  • Human Resource Professional

  • Market Research Analyst

  • Marketing Officer

  • Marketing Specialist

  • Program or Project Manager

  • Recruitment Consultant

  • Research OfficerTraining and Development Professional

  • University Lecturer

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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