Master of Psychology - Organisational

Deakin University

Organisational psychology is the science of people at work. As an organisational psychologist, students may work with organisations, teams and individual employees to improve their performance and increase effectiveness and productivity in the workplace. Students may analyse organisations and their people, and devise strategies to recruit, motivate, develop, change and inspire. Throughout the course students will acquire the academic, practical and research skills required for accreditation and registration, and to enter this specialty profession either in employment as practising organisational psychologists or as an employee of one of the many organisations or industries employing psychologists.

Course Fee:

Australian: $66,992
International: $68,720

Entry Requirements:

APS accredited 4-year psychology degree

Structure:

16 credit points covering 3 inter-related strands: theory, research and practice. Minimum of 1000 hours (approximately 133 days) of professional work experience within an organisational setting.

Subjects you can Study:

Organisation behaviour; Psychology

Further information:

In accordance with Department of Human Services policy, all students are required to undertake a National Police Record Check prior to clinical placements in each calendar year of their course. In accordance with the Department of Justice 2007, Working with Children Act 2005, amended 2017, all students are required to undertake a Working with Children Check at the commencement of their course.

Recognition:

Australian Psychological Society (APS); Psychology Board of Australia (PBA); College of Organisational Psychologists

Who for:

Those intending to become organisational psychologists

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Full time 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Part time 4 years

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