Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Psychology.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An approved bachelor degree in psychology with honours class I or IIA degree or equivalent four-year program from a recognised tertiary institution.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Psychology

Email: pgenq@psy.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4919

Web: http://www.psy.uq.edu.au

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Psychology.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An approved bachelor degree in psychology with honours class I or IIA degree or equivalent four-year program from a recognised tertiary institution.

CRICOS Code: 092457E

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - August 31 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.psy.uq.edu.au

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Business Psychology?

The Master of Business Psychology is designed for people wanting to consult to organisations to solve business problems. The program equips you with the core psychology expertise and business acumen essential to enhance individual, team and organisational effectiveness across business, government and not-for-profit settings.

This program is designed for those who are interested in using psychological theory and knowledge in business, without seeking registration as a psychologist.

What you can study

Your courses provide the knowledge on how make work safer, more satisfying and more productive for individuals, teams and organisations, design high performance work systems and improve the quality of leadership and transform the culture of an organisation. You will gain hands-on experience solving practical problems in business as part of a team on consultancy projects, and complete internships with external organisations.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Psychology.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Placement courses

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and apply your knowledge under your project courses working as part of a team on consultancy projects, and complete internships with external organisations. Placements will be within a reasonable distance of the UQ campus but you should expect to travel up to 60 minutes away. There will be no extra costs for the placements in addition to course fees except for incidentals such as travel and daily expenses.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

An approved bachelor degree in psychology with honours class I or IIA degree or equivalent four-year program from a recognised tertiary institution.

Additional application information

Applicants must nominate two referees and include a CV with their on-line application. Shortlisted candidates attend an assessment centre, in which they complete a written case study, participate in a group exercise, and are interviewed.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

An approved bachelor degree in psychology with honours class I or IIA degree or equivalent four-year program from a recognised tertiary institution.

Additional application requirements

This program has limited intake capacity.

Applicants must nominate two referees and include a CV with their on-line application. Shortlisted candidates attend an assessment centre, in which they complete a written case study, participate in a group exercise, and are interviewed.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 092457E

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - August 31 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Master of Business Psychology

Careers

Graduates with a background in business psychology are sought after for their unique analytical and practical skillset and theoretical understanding. You can work in a range of roles such as organisational development and management consultants, change management specialists, and human factors specialists.

The Master of Business Psychology is not an accredited program for the purposes of psychologist registration.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Business Psychology

To complete the Master of Business Psychology, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #24 from the MPsychBus course list. Refer to the program rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Psychology.

Program Rules for the Master of Business Psychology