Master of Business Psychology

Provided by Newcastle Australia Institute of Higher Education


Awarded by The University of Newcastle, Australia

Course introduction


The University of Newcastle's Master of Business Psychology is designed for graduates from a variety of disciplines seeking to advance their leadership and management skills from a psychological perspective to enhance performance and wellbeing in the corporate business sector.

Graduates will develop an advanced understanding of human behaviour and how this can be applied to manage workplace relationships, as well as specialised skills in applied psychology and organisational behaviour in the workplace.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The modules offered in the course consist of the following:
8 core modules
6 compulsory and directed modules
2 directed modules
Programme Outline
Core Modules

PSYC6000 - Foundations of Applied Psychology 1
PSYC6050 - Foundations of Applied Psychology 2
PSYC6110 - Psychology Skills in the Workplace
PSYC6120 - Fostering Healthy Organisations
PSYC6130 - Understanding People in Organisations
PSYC6140 - Leadership and Organisational Change
PSYC6150 - Group Dynamics in Organisations
PSYC6210 - Workplace Assessment and Interviewing
Compulsory and Directed Modules
GSBS6001 - Managing Under Uncertainty
GSBS6003 - Globalisation
GSBS6004 - Organisational Behaviour and Design
GSBS6040 - Human Resource Management
GSBS6484 - Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
GSBS6514 - Leadership in Contemporary Organisations
Directed Modules
PSYC6515 Business Psychology Research Project 1
PSYC6615 Business Psychology Research Project 2

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirement:
Students with a three-year Bachelor degree in a psychology discipline are eligible to undertake a 12-modules course.
Students with a three-year Bachelor degree in a different discipline area are eligible to undertake the 16 modules course.
Students with a four-year Bachelor degree (Hons), Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma in a psychology discipline are eligible to undertake an 8 modules course.
Students with other qualifications may seek advice from the course consultant
English Language Proficiency Requirements:
All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. 
Applicants for this program must satisfy a minimum English Language Proficiency Standard equivalent to an IELTS overall minimum of 6.5 with no subtest result below 6.0.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Part-time - 24 months 

Fees & Funding

Up to 40% Study Grants